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Cannellini Beans

Let us be totally honest here; at this point in this month, most of us have been to at least one party or gathering, and have shared cheer over platters of rich, tasty food. What better time, then, to mebbe … Continue reading

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Pressure Cooker Beans With Tomatoes and Feta

I got an email from the very nice folk at Bon Appétit, featuring several of their favorite beans recipes. No, not green beans, not haricots verts; dried beans. The first recipe had me; they used one of those “multi-pot” pressure … Continue reading

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Pineapple Baked Beans

I am a sucker for the cooking magazines at the check outs in the market. I actually had a bunch of subscriptions, but keeping up with the physical detritus of three or four monthly-ish magazines – especially, when I, of … Continue reading

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Green Beans, Cuban(?) Style

To go with our very tasty Cuban Chicken, I did some surfing on da Google and came across a recipe for Cuban Green Beans. Is this a favorite in Havana, served by Cuban grandmothers to their progeny? I have absolutely … Continue reading

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BBQ Pinto Beans With Spiced Refried Black Beans

This is a case I should have saved for Parfait! Friday, as it is a classic case of tumbling stuff together to clean up the fridge and hoping it’ll be edible, at least. It was frikkin’ awesome! The pinto beans … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sopes

Traditionally, a sope is a thick corn tortilla topped with veggies and (mebbe) meat. In this case, the sope is half inch thick sliced polenta, fried in a bit of duck fat (because I could), topped with a mashed black … Continue reading

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No-Soak Dried Beans

I came across an article by Russ Parsons at the L.A. Times revisiting a (much) earlier article he’d written about the simplest, easiest, and tastiest way to prepare dried beans; no overnight soak was needed. I had a pound of … Continue reading

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Monday Pie

So, you’ll recall from Friday’s Parfait! post that we’d had a pretty nice pot roast; now, what to do with the leftovers? Well, a quick search of da Google came up with an interesting solution called Monday Pie – wherein … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 45: Refried Black Beans

I found this recipe written on a scrap of paper in the bottom of The Doris Project bag: “Refried beans salsa mixed w/taco seasoning sour cream cheese & onion on top.” I decided to try it… INGREDIENTS •1 can black … Continue reading

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A Mebbe Better Green Bean Casserole

‘Tis the season to plan for feasting, and for many folk, feasting means green bean casserole – you know, that mixture of canned beans and canned soup and canned onions. That’s a whole lotta cans. Which is why, when I … Continue reading

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