Mexican Rice from Food.com: this is a variation of my grandmother's mexican rice. Just as a side note, after you remove the rice from the heat, keep it covered for the whole 15 minutes. The residual heat finishes cooking the rice.
This side dish was always a favorite at my grandmother's house. when ever she did not want to make rice or potatos this was the dish. She would serve with pinto beans and a grilled meat and Oh so good. Somtimes we would just grab two tabelspoonfuls and drop & wrap in a soft flour tortilla with a few beans and some salsa on top. Oh yum what memories. Hope you like it as much as we do at our house. Enjoy
Pasta e fagioli, or “pasta and beans”, is a traditional Italian hearty soup. Print Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Beans) Serves: 4 Ingredients 300 g (10 oz) cannelini beans, soaked overnight and drained 200 g (7 oz) small pasta 200 g (7 oz) tomatoes, diced 30 g (1 oz) butter grated parmesan cheese 1 carrot, [...]
Black-Eyed Peas: Luck and Fortune This is the baby of the lucky foods bracket. This old Jewish tradition caught on as an American luck symbol around the time of the Civil War in the southern U.S., and eating black-eyed peas for luck at New Year’s is a superstition that’s a real beauty do. Black-eyed peas are full of lean protein, fiber and all of the heart-healthy, cancer-preventing goodness of the legume family. Talk about a super food.
“As a young girl, I loved my mom’s sweet potato pie, which was handed down from my grandmother,” recalls Patricia Ballard, who lives in Los Angeles and works as a senior case manager at American Honda Motor Corp. “I remember during the holidays she would make four or five pies, and I would sneak slices.” [...]