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Rice Weevils

2003-08-26 02:16:15.587648+00 by ebradway 2 comments

I just got through dumping all of my rice and flours in the compost pile due to an infestation of rice weevils. The buggers managed to get into everything (haven't checked my pasta yet) that wasn't stored in glass containers. And my garbanzos also fell victim to another weevil that must have come from the store with the beans! But seeing how this one only attacked my two-liters or so of dried garbanzos as opposed to my 10kg of various rices, I deem it the lesser of the two weevils... The rice weevil did decimate the few small bags I had of short-grain brown rice while barely noticing the 7kg I had left of Jasmine and 1kg of sushi rice - but they did find it!

A word from the wiser: store all of your grains in glass or metal containers!

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#Comment Re: Rice Weevils made: 2003-08-26 03:40:22.852221+00 by: dws [edit history]

"The lesser of two weavils." Heh heh. I betcha brought 'em home on purpose, just so you could use that line.

#Comment Re: Rice Weevils made: 2003-08-26 20:59:01.102762+00 by: dexev

A day or so in the freezer should kill most beasties before they hatch.