Rice is nice for many reasons. There are so many options, and is a staple for many popular casserole dishes. My favorite thing about rice, is when it is left over, from the night before.

This is when Mom makes her famous, Old-Fashioned Rice Custard.

[lt_recipe name=”Mom’s Old Fashioned Rice Custard” servings=”6-8″ print=”yes” ingredients=”6 eggs;3 cups milk;1 cup sugar;1 teaspoon vanilla;1⁄2 teaspoon salt;1 1⁄2 cups cooked rice;1 cup light raisins” ]Break eggs into a 2-quart buttered casserole and beat slightly with a fork.;Add milk, sugar, vanilla and salt. Blend well.;Stir in rice and raisins.;Set casserole in pan of water.;Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring once after 1/2 hour of baking.[/lt_recipe]