You might not know but rice in Arkansas is accounts for 49 percent of all rice produced in the United States. Katie Waldrip, Miss Lee County Rice... stopped by the studio to talk about rice production in Arkansas and the upcoming Miss Arkansas Rice contest.
Katie’s Fun Fruity Rice Salad
By Katie Waldrip, Miss Lee County Rice
3 cups cooked rice Combine cooked rice, milk, and
1 ½ cups milk sugar. Cook until thick and creamy,
¼ cups sugar about 10 to 15 minutes, stirring
1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained occasionally. Cool. Fold in
1 can (8 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained remaining ingredients. Spoon into
¼ cup maraschino cherries, drained serving dishes and chill.
1 cup miniature marshmallows
½ cup flaked coconut Makes 12 servings (½ cup each).
¼ cup nut meats, chopped Garnish with additional fruit, if
1 container (8 oz.) whipped topping desired.