The Peach Tree Tearoom Cookbook (Fredericksburg, Texas) has a similar recipe that I have been using. The only difference is that their recipe adds onions (which I leave out) and parsley. This is my favorite rice dish to go with a Mexican supper. My husband likes the spicier version with veg. in it, so sometimes I make both versions. The Arroz Blanco leftovers go to make fried rice the next morning. Thanks for sharing this recipe.