Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip Mix - combine bean flour and spices to make a simple bean dip. Pack it in a jar to give as a gift. Gluten Free, plus Dairy Free options
Appetizers

Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Before we jump into this week's Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I have another ridiculously quick and easy Gift in a Jar for you today: a zesty Bean Dip made with Pinto Bean Flour.   I stumbled on Bean Flour at a store recently with a recipe for Bean Dip on the back. Which of course,… Continue reading Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Portuguese Beans with Linguica - thatrecipe.com
Beans, Main Courses - meat, Side Dishes

Portuguese Beans with Linguisa

Here's another family recipe. Well technically it is friends of family, but you don't really care how I got it, do you? You just want to get on to the deliciousness. And make no mistake, these Portuguese Beans with Linguica are incredible. And pretty easy to make too. They are a spicy kin to American… Continue reading Portuguese Beans with Linguisa

Southwestern Black Bean and Mushroom Burger
Main Courses - meatless

Southwestern Black Bean Burgers

Loaded with spices and mushrooms for texture, could someone really think these Southwestern Black Bean Burgers are made with ground meat? Not for a minute. But they are absolutely delicious in their own right. I saw the recipe in the June issue of Cooking Light and immediately knew I had to make them. I learned awhile… Continue reading Southwestern Black Bean Burgers

10 tomato free salsa recipes
Appetizers, Relishes, Jams and Jellies

10 Tomato Free Salsa Recipes

What do I have against tomatoes in salsa? Not a thing. I love a good tomato salsa, particularly Pico de Gallo in the summer time when tomatoes are at their peak! But, I also like other kinds of salsa. So, in honor of the pseudo-Mexican holiday next week, I thought it would be fun to… Continue reading 10 Tomato Free Salsa Recipes

Pesto
Beans, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Rice, Sandwiches, Soup, Vegetables and Salads

Meatless Main Courses

Are you following us on Facebook? You are missing out if you aren't. The other day I asked for people's best Vegetarian / Meatless / Lenten meals and I got some delicious responses. Too bad you missed them.  Just kidding. Of course I am going to share them with you here too. My college roomie… Continue reading Meatless Main Courses

Black Eyed Peas in the Pressure Cooker
Beans, Main Courses - meat, Pork

Ham Hocks and Black Eyed Peas in a Pressure Cooker

Ham Hocks and Black Eyed Peas with Cornbread are a family tradition on New Year's Day. My brother and I were told (as Ma'am and her brothers were told and probably generations before were told) that you will earn a dollar in the coming year for every black eyed pea you eat on New Year's Day. I… Continue reading Ham Hocks and Black Eyed Peas in a Pressure Cooker