Rice pudding is comfort food par excellence. It is soft, rich, and white. It is also comforting for the cook, because it takes about 5 minutes, maybe less, to mix together the ingredients before putting them in the oven. You do have to stick around for the two and a half hours it takes to finish baking in the oven.
If you are worried about cholesterol, rice pudding can be made with skim milk (though it will be less “comforting” to the mouth). If you are holding down on starch, pleas