This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Model CookBook" book
Pick over and wash a cup of rice. Steam until soft in salted water, in a double-boiler. Butter a baking dish, put in the rice and two cups of grated cheese in layers, pour on one cup of white sauce. Sprinkle over it buttered cracker crumbs and brown in the oven Macaroni may be used in the same way.