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Rice to Riches

What to do with the leftover rice from your takeout order
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Even when your fridge is empty and sad, there somehow always seems to be a container of leftover rice lurking in the back. Inevitably your delivery order came with more rice than you needed, and instead of tossing it at the end of your meal, you decided to save it. You'd eat it eventually, you told yourself.

If you're still staring at that box of rice and feeling so uninspired that you're considering ordering Seamless again, we're here to help you get out of this viscous cycle. Leftover rice isn't a curse. In fact, for dishes like fried rice, it actually works better than fresh rice.

Here are seven ways to put your leftover rice to great use.

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