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       Title: Poorman’s Jambalaya
  Categories: D/g, Cajun, Ham, Sausage, Boat
       Yield: 4 servings
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       4 sm Whole bay leaves
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts White pepper
       1 ts Dry mustard
     1/4 ts Ground red pepper
       1 ts Gumbo file' (i.e. file'
            -powder), optional
     1/2 ts Ground cumin
     1/2 ts Black pepper
     1/2 ts Dried thyme leaves
       4 tb Margarine or oil for
       1 lb More or less of ham --
            -diced -- firm and lean is
       1 lb More or less of smoked
            -sausage, diced.
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   1 1/2 c  Chopped onions.
   1 1/2 c  Chopped celery
       1 c  Chopped green bell peppers
            -(may substitute red bell
            -peppers for color if they
            -are cheap)
   1 1/2 ts Minced or chopped fresh
       2 c  Uncooked rice
            (Uncle Ben’s Converted)
       4 c  Chicken stock
   Total time, including chopping, approximately 2 hours.
   Serves 4 as a main course, or 8 one cup appetizers.
   mix seasoning into a small dish and set aside. Heat large cast iron
   skillet (dutch oven) over medium high heat. Add margarine or oil. Add
   the ham and sausage; cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the
   onions, celery, bell peppers, seasoning mix and garlic.  Stir well,
   lower heat to medium and continue cooking until browned -- about 10
   to 12 minutes, stirring often and scraping pan bottom well.  Stir in
   the rice and cook 5 minutes, scraping pan bottom occasionally. Add
   the stock, stirring well. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a low
   simmer. Simmer covered about 35-45 minutes until rice is tender and
   until all the liquid is absorbed. Stir occasionally toward the end of
   cooking time.
   == Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. == Converted by
   vers. 1.50
   From: Dale Shipp                      Date: Dec-22-95 10:31pm