You may enjoy eating rice as a side dish or in a casserole, but did you know that rice has other practical uses as well? It turns out there are all sorts of creative uses for rice that you can try, and since rice is so inexpensive to buy, this is excellent news!
Take a look below at 10 other uses for rice that you can try. You may never look at rice the same way again.
1. Save your cell phone. This is one of the best uses for rice there is. If your phone gets wet, place it in a bag of rice and let it sit overnight. The rice will help absorb the moisture and in many cases, can save your phone. This method works best when done immediately after the phone gets wet.
2. Soothe soreness. Fill a tube sock with dry rice and tie the sock closed with a knot. Place the sock in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time until it is warm. Use the heat pack to soothe sore muscles or a sore stomach.
3. Clean out slender bottles. If you are trying to wash out a slender bottle or glass, add some dry rice to the inside and shake it around. It will get into those tight spaces and help loosen dirt and debris.