"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Red Rice, by Jimmy Scott, is from What's Cooking in the Acre? ,
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2 c. cooked rice 1 pkg. bacon 1 bell pepper 1 onion 1 can tomato sauce small package breakfast ham
Fry bacon and breakfast ham. Remove to paper towels to cool. Add onion and bell pepper to bacon grease and saute until tender. Remove and drain all except 2 T. of grease. Add rice to reserved grease. Heat rice gently. Crumble bacon. Add bacon, ham onion and pepper to rice. Stir in can of tomato sauce and continue to simmer over low heat about 10 minutes.
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