Red Beans and Rice is so forgiving to make, if you don't have a ham hock/sausage you can make it suit your taste.
DH lived in Louisiana for a short time before we met.
Kellie, I love Jambalaya, but DH use to make the best Red Beans and Rice.
Here in Missouri, we are having our last gasp of winter weather.
I think soup is a perfect way to use up whatever produce and things from our pantries we have from the last year.
I like clearing the way for the warm season of crops we will have soon.