• Rockin Red Beans and Rice
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    Rockin Red Beans and Rice

    Red beans and rice, which originated in Louisiana and in the old South, were typically made on Mondays. This is because on Sunday there was usually a big supper after church and it usually included ham or beef which gave leftover bones and a bit of meat. Monday was typically wash day. Of course, back then they didn’t have washing machines so washing clothes took a great deal of time between using a washboard and tub, then ringing the clothes and finally hanging them. Supper needed to be something that didn’t take a great deal of attention, hence, Red Beans & Rice! I know these days we don’t have to…