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This recipe for DJs Red Beans and Rice, by Darcia Snyder, is from Our Family Cookbook ,
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1 bag red beans rinsed (Not kidney beans) 1 pkg ham hocks 2-4 T creole seasoning 1 T Old Bay seasoning 2 tsp Garlic powder salt and pepper to taste Cooked white rice
In dutch oven cook red beans with ham hocks on med-low heat for a slow tender boil until beans are tender. Adding salt, pepper, garlic powder, 2 -4 T creole seasoning and 1 T Old Bay seasoning. May have to add a little more seasoning as you add water. Keeping your water level about 1/2 inch over the top of beans. Remove ham hocks and remove all meat from bone. Return meat to pot of beans. In a seperate pan or rice cooker, cook enough white rice for your size family. Fix plate or bowl with half rice and half bean and meat. Mix well.
Another experiment turned great. Everyone loves this dish. I'm asked to bring it to family gatherings quite often.
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