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.
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.
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.
My weekly routine of preparing and freezing refried pinto beans means that they're always at the ready whenever we need them. Compared to buying canned beans from the store, we save money and help the environment, too.
Baked beans have been a favorite New England dish for hundreds of years. Look here for facts, folklore, and fun recipes.
Turkey chili made in the crock pot is an easy slow cooker recipe that tastes good and is delicious. Discover how slow cooker meals are a great way to make home cooked meals ahead of time.
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.
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.
Dried beans are a healthy, inexpensive food. Read how to prepare and cook them properly. This recipe works for just about any type of dried bean.
Crockpots make cooking beans a total breeze. I've included step-by-step instructions and serving suggestions.
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.
Baked beans don't have to be boring. Here are some recipe ideas which let baked beans achieve their maximum potential.
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.