Incipient Jambalaya (of the Vegan Persuasion)
Just about everyone in New Orleans emphasized the need for Camellia brand red beans to make red beans and rice or Jambalaya. Jessica Harris explains "they get creamy just right." The beans are soaking and I will hope to report soon. Popcorn rice is a variety of basmati rice developed in Louisiana and particularly suited to the delta soil. It is named for its popcorn-like aroma.