A mom with a lot of mouths to feed and not much money,I created a few trick. My favorite is ALMOST RICE A RONI.
My family loves the stuff. I could buy 1 box but needed more.
ALMOST RICE A RONI
1 BOX OF YOUR favorite flavor Rice A Roni
1 additional cup rice or small pasta. Fix according to box instructions adding the additional 2 cups of water for the rice. Also add bullion or the flavoring paste to taste. They will never know!