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Red Beans and Rice
Hazel Smith's Hot Dish Recipe of the Week
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Red Beans and Rice

Soak one pound dried red beans overnight. Rinse beans and pot, then return beans to pot. Cover with cold water adding fist-sized salt pork. Also add:

1 pound smoked sausage

1 chopped onion

2 chopped garlic cloves

2 stalks celery

1 bay leaf

2 teaspoons sugar

salt to taste (taste before adding)

Bring ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and cook 1 ¾ hours, stirring frequently to prevent sticking. Add hot water if necessary to prevent sticking. 

Serve over fluffy white rice.
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