Our daughter Jenny lives in Baton Rouge and is
a wonderful cook - this is her recipe for authentic Louisiana Red Beans &
Rice. If you can't find
look online to order or substitute smoked pork or sausage.
Several cloves of garlic
Tasso (or smoked pork,
Preparation: Soak beans overnight in water with baking soda. Rinse.
In a large pot, place onion,
garlic, Tasso, bell pepper, celery seasoning, beans and water to cover. Bring to
a boil and then simmer for a few hours. Serve over rice.