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OMG Kitz you did it again!!! I always know when looking for a recipe if you have one in the catagory to make that first. I didn't have the Aborio Rice but did have Calrose Short Grain, No evaporated milk so substituted Heavy Cream which I pretty much always have a quart or two of... no raisins??? Used dried cranberries instead. Was a tad bit concerned since my old recipe of Rice Pudding was made with eggs... but figured what the heck you know what you are doing... so went with it. Am I ever glad I did, this is really a very nice rich, but not too rich pudding that will make a wonderful dessert with tonights meal and because I doubled it ( I do love rice pudding) I will have plenty for snacks and treats this week. Thank you for another Kittencal wonderful and delicious recipe!!!

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Chabear01 October 26, 2013

Wow, this was awesome! I loved that it didn't have eggs in it at all. Smooth and creamy.

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Denise G. June 03, 2012

I wasn't sure about the evaporated milk ethier and it was the first time for me to cook with Arborio Rice as I have eaten Risotto but not Arborio Rice Pudding. Well, I'm a convert to Arborio Rice Pudding but the verdict is still out on the evaporated milk, I will have to tinker with that still! I made the rice pudding according to instructions and I just had some ice cold this morning {I never eat Rice Pudding warm} absolutely yummy with a tiny bit of cream! Anyone wondering as I did about the 3 Tablespoons of cornstarch it does not affect the taste in any way. Thanks again for posting this timeless recipe which will go to my Heirloom Cookbook, Kittencalskitchen!

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oilpatchjo August 21, 2011

Perfect! This is so rich and creamy with just the right amount of sweetness. I don't normally cook with evaporated milk and came upon this recipe to try to use it up. I bought the arrborio rice to use for this and I think that's what I'll always use. There's a reason this has been around for 20 years - it's fantastic!

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mom2ross April 26, 2010

Wow! After the first bite, I never even saw them chew. They just handed me back empty bowls. Thanks yet again Kitten.

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sherrirod October 19, 2009

Nom nom nom! This rice pudding was fabulous! It is SO rich and creamy and so easy to put together. I used medium grain rice, skim milk, low-fat half-and-half, low-fat evaporated milk, and Splenda to save on calories. I added 1/2 a cup of raisins to half the batch and sprinkled cinnamon on the top to fill in a small heart-shaped cookie cutter. My boyfriend said this was awesome, and said he couldn't wait to enjoy it ALL. I had to secretly steal some to take home with me ;x I found it a little runny several hours after chilling; however, it definitely thickens in the fridge overnight. I enjoyed this warm and cold. Note to the impatient: Do NOT leave this baby unattended while cooking! I thought I could let it simmer while I took a quick shower and I discovered an erupted mess. If you must multi-task, make sure you're in the kitchen ;]

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Barbell Bunny June 10, 2009

As usual, your recipes never fail Kittencal! This is deliciously creamy and has a perfect sweet flavor. I used 1.5 cups cooked rice and halved the rest of the recipe (looking at the pictures compared to mine, I will use a 1 to 2 ratio for uncooked vs. cooked rice next time instead of a 1 to 4 in order to get the right consistency). Thank you!

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Emily Elizabeth April 15, 2009

Even when altered, this is a fantastic recipe! I used 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup honey, cut the milk down to three cups, used a 12oz. can of evaporated milk, and added the reserved juice from a can of mandarin oranges, about 1/2 cup. This made a LOT of pudding and I ended up simmering for about 20 minutes longer because it wasn't thickening up quickly enough. But it turned out SO GOOD! Was delicious hot a few hours ago and I'm eating it now chilled. Next time, I may add 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. Thanks for a fantastic recipe!

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TinkerToy March 30, 2009

I know this is going to be wonderful. It is exactly what I was searching for. Sounds like what my Mother use to make. Many, Many thanks, Nanilani

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dogjewelrycreate June 21, 2008
Kittencal's Old Fashioned Rice Pudding