I was thinking of something to make with my uncle's tomato juice.
One of my all time favorite uses for tomato juice is my mother's recipe for Spanish rice. I'm not sure how it came to be called Spanish rice because there is nothing Spanish about it. We used to eat this constantly when I was growing up. Its easy to make, cheap and super tasty.
3 cups minute rice, uncooked
3 strips bacon
1/2 onion, diced
1 quart tomato juice
1 T chili powder
Brown bacon in a skillet big enough to hold all of the ingredients. Remove the bacon from the pan and leave the grease behind. Saute the onion in the bacon grease. Dump in the rest of the ingredients and the crumbled bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the rice is soft and all the liquid is absorbed.