Tag: Beans

Venison Mole Recipe

Mole Chichilo

This is one of the more obscure moles, but it’s one that is actually served with gamier meats like venison, as well as beef, lamb or duck. Most Americans are more familiar with mole poblano, which is not from Oaxaca, or mole negro, the black mole with chocolate that can […]

Mole Amarillo

Mole Amarillo

Mole amarillo or yellow mole is a traditional Mexican sauce originating from Oaxaca. This mole is usually made with ingredients such as dried chili peppers, annatto seeds, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, oregano, saffron, corn oil, garlic, onions, tomatoes, yellow tomatillos, the licorice-tasting hoja santa leaves, chicken stock, and masa harina or […]

Mole Rojo

Mole Rojo / Poblano

Red mole, also known as mole poblano, is similar to black mole, using many of the same spices and base ingredients and also contains chocolate, but less. Instead, this sweeter, spicier and more versatile version is amped up with several kinds of dried red chile like pasilla, guajillo and ancho […]

Sephardi Style Cholent

Sephardi Cholent

Cholent is a traditional Jewish stew. It is usually simmered overnight for 12 hours or more, and eaten for lunch on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Cholent was developed over the centuries to conform with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. The pot is brought to a boil on Friday […]

green beans and mushrooms with crispy shallots

Green Beans and Crispy Shallots

This harmonious combination of green beans, shallots and butter is a winner. Try to get authentic haricots verts — thin, very young green beans — available in specialty food stores or at farmers’ markets, or choose the smallest, firmest regular string beans you can find. Make sure to cook them […]

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Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet

Nothing says comfort food better than a casserole dish that’s slowly cooked and this Easy French Cassoulet Recipe is a perfect example. Juicy chicken, sausages, bacon and white beans simmer away in a broth spiked with vegetables, garlic and herbs. Originating in the south of France this casserole is a […]

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Cauliflower Steaks

  Whether you simply roast these in the oven with olive oil and parmesan cheese, or serve them on a bed of pureed sweet, white or Roasted Bell Pepper sauce, these are way better than ordinary cauliflower.

molletes

Molletes

  My favorite thing about molletes is that they’re an open-faced blank canvas, as simple as they are flexible. This version has all the essentials, and makes for a hearty on-the-go breakfast, but can easily be dressed up to become the star of a fabulous brunch—add chorizo or bacon for […]

smoked fish kedgeree

Smoked Haddock Kedgeree

  Kedgeree was the ultimate Victorian British breakfast comfort food but is traditionally made using (Finnan Haddie) smoked haddock. Once I was able to source it in the US… I just had to make the dish. Kedgeree came to the UK from India during the time of the Raj. British […]

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Smoked Fish Tostadas

  We love smoked fish and in this recipe its not an exception. We buy our smoked fish, whether its Salmon or Moon-Fish (warm blooded fish) from our favorite place in Morro Bay California, Giovanni’s Fish Market. We usually make our tostadas by coating tortillas with olive oil and then […]

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Smothered Pork Chops Baked in Onion Gravy

  Soul Food Smothered Pork Chops: It’s been said that all soul food is Southern food, but not all Southern food is soul food (Bob Jeffries, 1969). Both use the same ingredients in their cooking, and recipes for common dishes are very similar. The differences between the two cuisines are […]

Birria

Tijuana-Style Birria de Res

  Birria, the regional stew from Mexico saw a meteoric rise in popularity recently, as a soupy style made with beef, popularized by birria vendors in Tijuana, took off in the United States. It can be made into a soup with vegetables or Pinto beans, in tacos, quesadillas or even […]

Gyudon

Healthier Gyudon

  If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, gyudon—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that’s equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table. Recently Japan has been trying to make this […]

Mole Verde Pipian

In Mexico, the variety of Mole recipes vary from region to region; this particular recipe is from the State of Veracruz, where the mole’s consistency is a little less thick than versions from other states. Mole Verde is also known as “Pipian” or “Pipian Verde” in some places of Mexico. […]

Fool-Proof Green Beans

  Only fresh green beans and garlic will do for this easy, healthy, and flavorful side dish. These Butter and Garlic Green Beans are perfectly cooked and tossed with butter and toasted garlic. They’re boiled, so you don’t have to worry about burning them while they cook. You can make […]

Pulled Pork Taco Soup

Pulled Pork Taco Soup – the BEST taco soup EVER!!! Pulled pork, pinto beans, black beans, diced tomatoes and green chiles, corn, taco seasoning, ranch seasoning, chicken broth. SO easy to make. Just dump everything in the pot, bring to a boil and simmer. Can also make in the #slowcooker. […]

Classic Hummus

This is a fast and easy classic hummus recipe. It’s versatile, delicious and can be used as a dip or spread in just about anything. This homemade hummus is the freshest, tastiest hummus you’ve ever eaten. Once you make it, you’ll never go back to store-bought. Its high in fiber […]

Appalachian Bean Soup

  A comforting bowl of creamy pinto beans flavored with smoky ham. A winter staple in the Appalachian states. This recipe uses an Instapot but other methods of slow cooking or pressure cooking work just as well.

Tlayuda

  A Tlayuda, is a handmade dish in traditional Oaxacan cuisine, consisting of a large, thin, crunchy, partially fried or toasted tortilla covered with a spread of refried beans, asiento (unrefined pork lard), lettuce or cabbage, avocado, meat (usually shredded chicken, beef tenderloin or pork), Oaxaca cheese, and salsa.A popular […]

Simple Chicken Mole

  Mole, the traditional Mexican sauce made from a blend of dried chiles, spices, nuts, and seeds, is what gives this classic recipe its unique flavor and texture. We have abbreviated the recipe here for speed and for those who don't have access to all the traditional ingredients. Prepare this […]

Huevos Divorciados / Mexican Eggs Benedict

These are both a "pair of eggs" separated. In the Mexican version the eggs are 'Divorced' One is with chili verde the other with chili rojo. The eggs divorced themselves because their owners (the married couple that like eggs in the morning, decided to call them just that. One like […]

Chili Con Carne with Beans

Our ground beef chili uses 85 percent lean ground beef for richness and flavor. We use only small amounts of pureed whole canned tomatoes and pinto beans to create a thick, rich dish that is best served over white rice and/or with tortilla chips. To keep the meat moist and […]

Huevos Albañil

  The authentic Mexican egg dish of Huevos Albañil (Bricklayer Eggs) features scrambled eggs that are bathed in tomato sauce or salsa tomatillo (green tomatoes) and are served on slightly crisp corn tortillas with cheese, and cilantro. Served with black beans and rice.

Huevos Ahogados

They are called “drowned eggs” because they are prepared with plenty of broth (caldillo) and / or sauce. The first time I heard someone say huevos ahogados I was just a little girl in my great grandmother’s house, trying to figure out why they were talking about eggs that had […]

Boston Baked Beans (with or without Bacon)

Baked beans in a sweet, smokey, sticky sauce are a popular side dish especially in the summer with whatever you’re grilling. Despite being called baked beans, most baked beans are slow simmered in a sweet molasses sauce not baked. “Baking” them in the pressure cooker cuts 2/3 off the cooking […]