My Parents 1950
This is my mother’s
Jalapeno Cheese Rice Recipe.
If my friend JB is reading this she is thinking…
“I can’t believe she is sharing this recipe.”
As I work in earnest in finishing the cookbook I am doing for my daughters,
I thought I would share some special recipes with you.
These recipes are what I like to call
They are all from my mother’s collection of recipes,
and they are reminiscent of
my memories of my parents and their
entertaining of friends and family,
all on a
in deep South Texas.
This first one is a
Although you may have had versions of this,
this worn recipe was my mother’s
and my gift to you.
To set the stage and the menu I remember,
you need to imagine
Ray Price, Jim Reeves, or Ray Charles playing on the stereo,
delicious thick steaks being grilled,
a wonderful salad or side vegetable,
hot bread slathered in butter,
Jalapeno Cheese Rice.
1 large chopped onion
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 cups rice
Cook rice and onion in oil in a skillet until the onion is translucent and the rice is light tan.
Heat and add the following to the rice mixture:
1 can beef broth
2 cans of water
1/2 pound velveeta cheese
salt and pepper
1 stick butter
3 seeded and chopped jalapenos
(do not touch your eyes!)
Cover the mixture after a light stirring
and simmer for about 30 minutes.
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