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Louis Armstrong's Red Beans and Rice Recipe
[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

Louis Armstrong’s Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Tweet This is Louis Armstrong’s Recipe: 1 pound kidney beans (sorted, rinsed and soaked, see below) 1/2 pound salt pork (slab bacon may be used if preferred) 1 small can of tomato sauce (if desired) 6 small ham hocks or one smoked pork butt 2 onions, diced 1/4 green (bell) pepper 5 tiny or 2 […]

Bean Soaking Methods
[ 1 ] August 26, 2007

Bean Soaking Methods

Tweet All dry beans should be hand-sorted, rinsed twice with water and soaked according to any one of the following methods. Dry beans are a raw agricultural product and may contain dirt, stones and other debris. Gas-Free Method Beans cause gas because they contain indigestible sugars that ferment in our intestines. Fermentation of sugars produces […]

The Joubert Family's Recipe
[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

The Joubert Family’s Recipe

Tweet Here’s my family’s red beans and rice recipe: 1 lb dry red beans, sorted, rinsed and soaked 1 lb seasoning meat, chopped into bite-sized pieces (ham or smoked sausage) 1 yellow onion, chopped 1/4 C. green bell pepper, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1-3 toes of garlic, minced 1 bunch fresh parsley, washed and […]

Cook Beans and Rice Thoroughly
[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

Cook Beans and Rice Thoroughly

Tweet Make no mistake, beans and rice are an extremely healthy meal. One of the reasons to put dry beans on to cook all day is undercooked beans will make you sick. Undercooked rice will do the same. Be sure you test the beans by taking a few from different areas of the pot, allowing […]

Red Beans And Rice History
[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

Red Beans and Rice Recipes – A History

Tweet Being a South Louisianian, red beans and rice is a staple in our diet. It has a lot of history as well as popularity. Here’s a short version: Monday was traditionally washing and cleaning day, so a pot of red beans would be put on the stove in the morning to simmer all day […]