Tag: chili powder

Supreme Layered Bean and Veggie Enchiladas

I called these Supreme Bean and Veggie Enchiladas for a reason.  My family CHOWED DOWN on these bad boys in a matter of minutes.  They were fun to eat, too, I must admit.  It was like we had our own Tex-Mex pizzas.  When you look closely at the photo above, you’ll see two supremes without […]

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Quick Black Bean Dinner

When I have NO TIME to cook, I still cook, only faster. I ALWAYS have canned beans in the pantry to pull off super quick meals. Black beans are our favorite rush hour staple. They’re so versatile for soups, salads, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and stir-fry meals. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 2 (14.5 ounce) […]

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Simple Black Bean Burger Recipe

I’ve eaten my way through plenty of black bean burgers, from restaurants and out of the boxes.  And I’ve read too many recipes that called for a bunch of spices and ingredients. I finally accepted the truth that I haven’t found one I would enjoy eating if ever I were a castaway on an island […]

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Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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Pinto Bean and Hominy Salad

This is one of those bean salad recipes you take to a family reunion or some other type of potluck occasion.  It’s better tasting at room temperature than chilled.  As I ate on it for a couple days in a row, I kept splashing it with Tabasco sauce to give it a little kick. You’ll […]

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Garbanzo Beans and Zucchini Dinner

This simple dinner recipe took hardly any time to pull together.  It’s full of fresh flavors with a little kick of good chili powder.  I’ve had access to plenty of fresh picked zucchini lately and I’m trying to find new ways to cook it up.  This recipe is like the Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas recipe […]

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Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas

When I get in the mood for chickpeas or garbanzo beans, whichever side of the tracks you come from, I cannot get enough of them.  I used to buy canned chickpeas until I learned to cook them in a pressure cooker.  Nowadays, I keep home-cooked chickpeas stored up in the freezer ready and waiting for […]

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Smoky Sweet Rub Recipe

You wanna talk about something good!  Oh baby, this smoky sweet rub recipe is just right for those meat eaters who prefer smoky flavors with a little tinge of sweet. It always makes me wanna take another bite. I have massaged this rub into locally grown pork baby back ribs, pastured raised whole chickens for […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

This is my first Indian dish.  And it’s not half bad. ;D  The whole reason I made it was to try the taste of yellow split peas.  I’ve not cooked any yellow split peas recipes before.  Yellow split peas, I’ve learned, are also called yellow lentils.  Lentils come in different sizes and colors: yellow, green, […]

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Spinach, Mushrooms and Sweet Potato

This vegetarian recipe for two is low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin K.  Just in case you were wondering. I whipped this tasty dish up last night for myself.  I was in the mood for […]

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Smoky Black Bean Soft Tacos

This is the kind of food I could eat EVERYDAY and never grow bored.  I like this black bean taco recipe for its fresh and smoky flavors and that little kick of heat in each bite. AND, AND, there’s barely any cooking involved.  It’s just mix, mix, mix, set aside, warm, fill, and CHOW DOWN. […]

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Lone Star Steak Rub

This American rub recipe comes out of Steven Raichlen’s, Barbecue Bible Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades, Bastes, Butters, and Glazes.  We really enjoy it sprinkled on our burgers and pork chops.  Naturally, it rocks on steaks, too.  I keep a jar of handy in the spice cabinet; it keeps well for several months.  Well, if you […]

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A Manly Barbecue Sauce – It’ll Put Hair On Your Chest

Forget all about those bottles of barbecue sauces they sell us at the grocery stores.  Make a batch of your own and barbecue will never be the same.  I promise ya. Taken from one of my most trusted cookbooks, Barbecue! Bible Sauces, Rubs, And Marinades by Steven Raichlen.  This is the Sweet and Smoky Barbecue […]

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