Shortly after my last post Keri showed up with Violet. We spent the entire day together, including a big ol’ family taco dinner at my Aunt’s new house.
You’re going to have to drag me kicking and screaming away from this little one on Monday… I AM IN LOVE!!
Violet and Violet:
Taco Night! See Rebecca’s recipe below for her Mama’s Spanish rice (fantastic!):
I can’t wait to make this rice at our next dinner party in Portland. Another case of bacon making everything better… Thanks for hosting, ladies!
Rebecca’s Mama’s Spanish Rice
1 CUP LONG GRAIN RICE-soak in warm water for 30m minutes-then drain and dry for 1 hour (may leave in bowl to dry)
fry 6 slices of bacon to crisp –remove from pan-pour rice into bacon pan and fry until brown. about 1 minute in time
crumble bacon back into the rice
pour in 1 can of beef consumme
pour in 1 small can of tomato sauce
sprinkle in couple of pinch of cummin
stir together, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until juices are gone. stir occasionally