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Day 170: Homemade Horchata

One of Brian's favorite drinks is horchata, a Mexican drink made from rice and almonds. I saw a recipe for it on the Kitchn blog and I decided to give it a shot. It was a complete success and I am totally making it again.

Here is a shot of the rice, cinnamon stick and almonds before I soaked them overnight last night:


All of that goodness gets soaked in water and then pulverized in a blender the next day. The liquid that is left behind is mixed with some other stuff and the result is this glass of delicious, creamy yumminess:


The brown on top is cinnamon I sprinkled on at the end. If you haven't had horchata before, try it the next time you see it. Or you can make it yourself. You will not be disappointed.

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