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Kayla's Red Beans and Rice

Published March 2, 2018

As a child growing up in a sweltering, quiet Southwest Houston neighborhood with parents from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a meal like red beans and rice was fundamental. It was a substantive meal that could last for days, and it bridged the ties between Black culture in Louisiana and Texas. — Kayla

Makes: 6 to 8 servings
Time: About 2 hours, mostly unattended, plus time to soak the beans overnight