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Red Beans and Rice by Debbie Lacy

Updated on January 25, 2012

Man, I’d love some red beans and rice

I’ll put them in a pot to boil with chili power and some season-all spice,


And I’ll add some onion, green peppers and some garlic too

To give them flavor through and through,


I’ll let them slow cook in my big crock pot

With an occasional stir so they won’t stick, oh no they cannot!


You can smell the aroma as they start to get tender

I had to sample a taste while they continue to simmer,


Then I’ll low the temperature of my electrical device

And started to put on my pot of rice,


Then I thought, I have to do one more quick fix

So I reached on the shelf to get the cornbread mix,


Now that I have everything ready and to satisfy my appetite

I got my cornbread and my Red Beans and Rice.


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      dl53acy 5 years ago from East Texas

      Thanks BigLuke and Rusgogetter! Glad you stopped by and I really appreciate your comments. Blessings to you!

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      rusgogetter41 5 years ago

      You made this poem so delicious!

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      BigLuke 35 5 years ago

      dl53acy after reading this poem i had to put on a pot - i love me some red beans & rice! thanks lil lady!