We were out of school today due to the low temperatures here, so I had plenty of time to make dinner from scratch today.
I started out by making my Mexican Rice recipe in the pressure cooker today. I didn't follow the recipe exactly since I did not have any salsa, so I decided to improvise.
I used some canned tomatoes, V-8 juice, garlic & chicken bouillon cubes, and a can of Rotel. This rice turned out as good as the Mexican Rice I normally make, so I proceeded to use other items I had on hand.
I didn't have any meat, but that was OK with me, so I used some chili beans I had on hand instead. I also used some Cracker Barrell Havarti cheese that was gifted to us at Christmas time as well. I grated that up and added it to the rice & beans mixture and then stuffed the peppers.
I made six in all and had only one left after dinner, so I took a photo of it.
This morning's temperature was nine degrees fahrenheit, which was too cold for children to stand outside and wait on the bus, so they closed school for the day. Tomorrow we are on a two hour delay, and hopefully the weather will warm up a little by then.
I hope you have a good evening and stay warm. :)
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