Beans, rice bring nutritious comfort food to Columbia schools

Sunday, April 10, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 7:12 p.m. CDT, Monday, April 11, 2011

COLUMBIA — With only 20 minutes to hustle children through the food line and let them eat, the kitchen manager at Lee Elementary School didn't waste time. She hailed kids by name and offered foods like a command.