There is a food holiday for each day of the calendar year and most of them are bullshit. But perhaps once every four months there comes a dish that bears honoring.

Red Beans and Rice is one of them.

Every Monday thousands of Louisiana kitchens are filled with the perfume of simmering Camellia brand beans brimming to the top of old cast-iron cooking pans.

RL Reeves Jr's Recipe For Red Beans And Rice

RL Reeves Jr’s Recipe For Red Beans And Rice

Here’s our recipe for Red Beans and Rice. It includes alligator sausage but feel free to substitute a good pork version from places like Terranova Superette or Jeanfreau’s Market.

  1. RL Reeves Jr says:

    Don’t miss out on Courtyard Brewery and if you have wheels drive across the Causeway to Mandeville and visit Old Rail Brewing. Those are the two best craft brewers in the area. RL Reeves Jr

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