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Dye for rice and pasta


  • Rice or short pasta
  • Paint or food coloring according to the desired color
  • Rubbing alcohol (or Purell lotion)
  • A bowl
  • Gloves


  1. Pour the quantity or rice or pasta you wish to dye in a bowl.
  2. Add the paint (or food coloring) according to the desired to tint (approximately 1 tablespoon at a time).
  3. Stir well to obtain the desired color.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol or 3 or 4 squirts of Purell lotion and mix well.
  5. Spread rice or pasta out on a cookie sheet in a single layer.
  6. Let dry approximately 15 minutes. Simply touch the rice or pasta to see if it is dry.


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