Sunday, May 17, 2009

Inexpensive Dinner – Rice & Beans

For the price of a value meal at Micky D's, my wife and I had a delicious, healthy dinner of rice and beans. Frankly, pinto beans are one of my favorite foods. On a cold or rainy Sunday, I enjoy cooking a pot of something all day long on the stove. With the possible exception of seafood gumbo, a pot of pinto beans is my favorite comfort food. Reminds me of Texas roots.

2 cups of Pinto Beans - $.50 (maybe)

1 cup of Basmatic Rice - $.25-50 (maybe)

1 ham hock - $1.50 (Used to flavor the beans. We didn't eat it)

Well Water – Free!!

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