Tag Archives: black beans

COOKING WITHOUT A RECIPE: BLACK BEAN STEW FOR A BRAND NEW YEAR

  Some sources say that the origin of eating legumes, specifically black-eyed peas in the American South, on New Year’s Day to ensure all things good revolves around their resemblance to coins. I find that easier to, uh, swallow in the … Continue reading

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BLACK BEAN CHILI

You know it’s an odd summer when the first thing that comes to mind for dinner is chili. When I returned from Shane Creek Bison Ranch on Sunday afternoon, the wind was howling, as in huffing and puffing à la 3 … Continue reading

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A WHOLE NEW KITCHEN: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW BURRITO

A friend of mine is in the process of moving back into her kitchen post-remodel.  She did the design work herself, and what a job she did!  The colors, the textures, the surfaces, the hidey-holes – it’s beautiful and oh … Continue reading

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