Archive for the ‘Beans’ Category

Ham Hocks and Beans

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Tonight I made ham hocks and beans with my gorgeous heirloom bean mix from my CSA box. This time around, I used one beer (the locally brewed Scuttlebutt Amber Ale and 2 cups of chicken broth for the liquid, and it turned out very well indeed :-) ...

Pineapple Citrus Grilled Chicken

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

This is yet another iteration of a recipe I've been tweaking for some time. This version is a bit spicier, and very good :-) I serve this with corn tortillas and refried beans, much like the original inspiration, El Pollo Loco. Tonight I only made a ...

Black Bean and Ham Soup

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Tonight I made my black bean and ham soup, using up most of the leftover ham from a couple nights ago. This time, instead of onion powder, I grated a small onion and sautéed it in a little canola oil. The fresh addition was nice, so I've rewritten ...

Turkey Kale and Bean Soup

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

This is a healthy and flavorful soup I concocted for lunches this week. I went with an Italian theme for the spices, which I think worked well :-) Turkey Kale and Bean Soup Serves 4 1 tbsp olive oil 20 oz ground turkey 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 ...

Some of what we’ve been eating

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Lots of standbys recently, so here's some of what we've been eating: Baked Salmon Teriyaki Chicken, with one large green bell pepper added with the mushrooms Roasted Leg of Lamb, Broccoli and Cauliflower Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken Ham Hocks and Beans Beef Burritos, made with thinly sliced round instead of ground beef Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage and ...

Italian Beef and Bean Stew

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

This crockpot meal is a lovely warming meal for a drizzley lazy Sunday :) It's similar to my other beef stew recipe, but with beans and tomatoes instead of mushrooms and potatoes. Italian Beef and Bean Stew (for at least a 4 quart slow cooker) Makes 4-6 hearty servings 2 tbsps vegetable oil ½ ...

Layered Turkey Enchiladas

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Last night, we used up some of our leftover turkey in some layered enchiladas, easy, fast, and tasty.     Layered Enchiladas Serves 4 1 20-oz can enchilada sauce 6 corn tortillas (8 inch diameter) 1 15-oz can non-fat refried beans 1 lb leftover turkey (or pork or beef), cut into 1/4 inch chunks Preheat oven to 425 degrees ...


Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

For dinner, I made my crockpot chili. It simmers all day and is quite wonderful, especially on a frigid night like tonight!

Layered Pork Enchiladas

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

With the leftover tenderloin from last night, I made these layered enchiladas. I cut up the pork into small chunks and browned them up in a skillet with a bit of olive oil, with the additional seasoning of cumin and chili powder. I then added a can of ...

Some of What We’ve Been Eating This Weekend

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Beef and Bean Burritos Spicy Popcorn (air popped popcorn drizzled with equal parts butter and Frank's Red Hot and a light sprinkle of salt) Pan Seared Lamb Chops