We came across Miss Daisy Brown at the BP gas station on Edisto Island, South Carolina, when creating our very first issue of SAVEUR. She shared her secrets for honest home-style cooking with us, including her Lowcountry red rice recipe, made in the oven to allow it to cook evenly and prevent it from scorching. "I know when the rice is done by the weight of a spoonful," she told us.
- 4 strips bacon
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 stalk celery, diced
- 1 small green pepper, diced
- 2 cups long-grain rice
- 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes
- Sea salt and freshly ground pepper