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Mexican Beans

Ingredients 5 ounces dried pinto beans 1 2/3 cup water 2 1/2 ounces bacon, coarsely chopped 1/4 medium onion, chopped 1 ripe tomato 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped Directions Combine beans and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 3 hours. Add more […]

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Thai Style Green Beans

Ingredients 1/2 pound fresh green beans Olive Oil and Butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup cold water 1 1/2 teaspoons corn starch 1/2 red onion cut in thin slices red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper Method Add oil and butter; place over med-high heat ans saute garlic, onion […]

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Pasta Salad with Lime Cumin Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is really good on green salad but I never documented any pasta salads Vinaigrette 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 bunch cilantro, leaves picked and chopped […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012