RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Spanish Rice recipe from the 1920s

Learn how to cook like our grandparents with this recipe from the 1920s

Making fudge 1920 (Library of Congress)

Spanish Rice

  • 2 cupfuls of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cupful of boiling water
  • 6 tablespoonfuls of raw rice
  • 3 tablespoonfuls of chopped onion in desired
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of fat
  • ½ to ¾ cupful of grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Mix the ingredients thoroughly; bake in a moderate oven until the rice is soft, or for about one hour. Stir often enough to keep the rice from settling. Half a chopped green sweet pepper may be added to vary the flavor. Drippings give a fine flavor.

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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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