Red Beans and Rice and the secret ingredient!

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My goal with every pot of red beans and rice is to get the beans nice and thick. Not refried beans thick but not thin to were it’s nearly a soup. Have you ever had Popeye’s red beans? Something like that.

I’ve made some recipes that use to 10 cups of water. At the end of cooking time I’m cranking the burner up trying to evaporate the liquid, then I’m adding a cornstarch mixture and finally I’m dropping sticks of butter in. It’s fine but I just don’t like it soupy like that, do you?

Now I keep the liquids low and I added a secret ingredient!  To learn what my TWO NEW ingredients are plus more pictures, please click over to the main page of Red Beans And Eric and you will find out how I make my red beans and rice.  While you’re there you can sign up for email updates on all the extra posts I don’t publish here along with all the social media sites I’m on.  Thank you!

 

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken – I bet you a dollar!

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You may come across a lot of jerks on April Fools Day trying to pull one over on you.  I remember years back a local Detroit radio station reported that the NHL hockey team the Red Wings were moving.  The team was relocating to Windsor Canada – which is right across the Detroit River.  Everyone was shocked.  Callers were crying, pissed, angry.  A couple of members of the team called and confirmed the story.  It was crazy!

With all the jerks trying to pull a fast one over you, you can make this amazing Jamaican Jerk Chicken!  Just don’t be a jerk yourself and not share any of it!  The recipe along with many pictures can be found at the main Red Beans And Eric page.  There you’ll also find out about the fast one some jerks are trying to pull on tourists on Bourbon Street.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at RedBeansAndEric@gmail.com or find me on Twitter at @redbeansanderic and be sure to look for me on Facebook!  

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Crescent City Crescent Dogs

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These crescent wrapped dogs are for the grown-ups!  They have a nice kick with the New Orleans twist.  The secret is wrapped in the dough.

For the complete recipe and more pictures, please click over to Red Beans And Eric (www.redbeansanderic.com).  There you can subscribe for all the new recipes emailed right to your inbox, find me on all the social media sites and read up on my new cookbook: RED BEANS AND CROCK POTS – Classic New Orleans recipes and new favorites for the crock pot!  Any crock pot lover and New Orleans foodie will enjoy this book!  On Amazon, it’s listed as a Hot New Seller and has been in the Kindle Store  Top 10 for Creole/Cajun cookbooks!

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