[Sca-cooks] Rice and servings

Greg Wardlaw rattkitten at bellsouth.net
Mon Jan 5 14:32:56 PST 2009


Ok I cooked rice just the other day and pretty much fed 150-175 with 3 quarts (dry) white rice.   Now granted these were kids but we serve them just under 1/2 cup and I serve 10 kids per quart (cooked rice)  that equals out to 8 adult servings.....I don't know if that helps but I would estimate that it was about 6-8 lbs of rice....


My yield for those 3 quarts was about 24  quarts cooked.  There was some left but not much.  
Good luck, 
Nichola

-----Original Message-----
From: Gaylin Walli <gaylinwalli at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 12:17 PM
To: Christiane <christianetrue at earthlink.net>; Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Rice and servings

I think if you make all that rice you're going to have a LOT left over. I
think you're *over* estimating. -- Iasmin

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Christiane <christianetrue at earthlink.net>wrote:

> I figured one 15-pound bag of rice should do it for the event, which could
> range from 50 to 120 people, depending on weather and daytrippers. My
> question is, am I underestimating?
>
>
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