An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Spanish Rice




3/4 cup rice
2 tablespoons butter
5 cups boiling water
2 small onions
2 cups tomatoes
1/2 green pepper

Fry the rice in butter until brown

add the boiling water and cook till soft about 20 min.


Saute the onions which have been sliced thin in a little butter

mix with the tomato and chopped green pepper

add mixture to rice

add seasoning to taste

and turn into a buttered casserole

Bake 30 min. in moderate oven.

Serve at once.


Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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