Category Archives: Beans

National Chili Day!

It’s National Chili Day! Did you know the first recipe for chili (spicy meat and beans) goes all the way back to 1512?  But some folks believe it was created in San Antonio, Texas in 1828. Whenever it was created, … Continue reading

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Game Day Dozen! 12 Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday~

It’s Game Day!  Are you having a crowd to watch the game or just a small group?  Either way, Super Bowl Sunday is not just about the game, its about the food!  Here are twelve great recipes to make for … Continue reading

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Meat lovers Meatball Sandwich

I asked readers to tell me what they thought would be a good Father’s Day dinner.  I got several really good ideas, but Rusty Hammer suggested a meatball sandwich – and my husband concurred!  So I went with that theme … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon & White Bean Salad

I have been on a quest for some lunches that are low calories, satisfying and delicious – not an easy task!  I read about the great value of salmon in our diet (high in omega 3 fatty acids, high in … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ John – A Southern Tradition

In the south, it’s customary to serve hoppin’ john for dinner on New Year’s Day.  The saying is, “Eat poor that day, eat rich the rest of the year. Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold”.  These foods … Continue reading

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