This guide shows you how to buy, store, cook, and measure any bean you decide to make. Beans can be as gourmet as anything else we cook.
Baked beans don't have to be boring. Here are some recipe ideas that let baked beans achieve their maximum potential.
Not all chili recipes are created equal. Here’s a quick, easy recipe that can incorporate any meat you choose (I prefer ground beef), the right blend of spices and is made in the Crock-Pot for easy preparation, serving and cleanup. Enjoy!
This powerhouse, one-pot meal has it all: protein, fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and, most of all, flavor out the wazoo! Easy to customize with your preferences or whatever you have on hand.
Easy photo directions for quick cooking white beans from scratch without soaking, plus recipes, tips and nutritional information.
Mexican chili? There’s no such thing. Chili con carne as we know it is an American invention. Let’s learn how it all began and explore some recipes.
Crockpots make cooking beans a total breeze. I've included step-by-step instructions and serving suggestions.
This is a delicious, smoky-sweet version of chili, full of sun-dried tomatoes and flavored with bourbon. It is quick and easy to prepare, and it is a very forgiving recipe if you are new to cooking.
In preparing for an annual chili cook-off, I tested many chili recipes and have included 12 here. The chilis range from the classic to the unexpected (with ingredients like cherries, pineapple, and butternut squash) to the vegetarian.
This crock-pot fall harvest chicken chili is packed full of nutritious fall veggies, like pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. You'll certainly want seconds after a delicious bowl of this chili.
Rich, hearty, filling and super nutritious, this easy three bean and beef chili is simple to throw together. The pot of chili simmers for half an hour for incredibly flavorful results!
What's the secret of the best chili? It's all in the chili powder! Learn how to make or choose chili powder that will give your chili depth and complexity.
Baked beans have been a favorite New England dish for hundreds of years. Look here for facts, folklore, and fun recipes.
What the Middle East has known for centuries is now mainstream. Chickpeas are amazingly flavorful and healthful. Let's look at their history, nutritional benefits, and use them in fun vegan recipes.