Relax and cool down with this traditional Latin American drink using U.S.-grown rice!
1. To a blender, add rice, water, and cinnamon sticks.
2. Blend for 2 minutes or until the rice and cinnamon sticks are roughly ground.
3.Add the remaining water and blend again.
4. Let ingredients soak together at room temperature, overnight.
5. Pour the rice mixture through a fine mesh strainer, into a pitcher. Discard the rice.
6.Stir in the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar (to your preference). Chill until ready to serve. Stir well before serving and serve over ice.