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       Title: RANCHO CALIFORNIA RICE (RONALD REAGAN)
  Categories: Casseroles, Mexican, Vegetarian, Rice
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       1 c  Onion, chopped
       4 tb Butter
       4 c  Rice, cooked
       2 c  Sour cream
       1 c  Cottage cheese
       1    Bay leaf, crumbled
            Salt & Pepper, to taste
      16 oz Whole green chilis (canned)
       2 c  Grated cheddar
  
   Saute onions in butter until limp. Add rice,
   sourcream, cottage cheese, bay leaf, salt & pepper.
   Mix well. In greased cassarole dish, put a layer of
   rice mixture, a layer of chilies (seeded and cut into
   strips), and 1/2 cup cheddar. Repeat (save 1/3 C
   cheddar) ending with a layer of rice. Bake for 25 min
   in 375F oven.  Top with remaining cheese, and bake 10
   more minutes
   
   Source: US Bi-cenntennial commemmorative cookbook
   Governor Ronald Reagan, California
  
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