Red Beans and Rice

My family didn’t have a lot of money when I was growing up.  In spite of that, I never felt like I was deprived of anything.  One of the ways that my mother stretched her food dollars was to feed us inexpensive protein such as beans.  She once told me that a doctor told her mother that if she wanted her children to grow up strong and healthy, she should feed them beans at least twice a week.  My grandmother decided that if twice a week was good, four of five times a week would be better.  It seemed that […]