Beans & Chili
My Mom's Favorite Turkey Chili con Carne
Wintertime or anytime, a steamy hot bowl of chili con carne is one of those iconic comfort foods that elicits nostalgia across the country. One of the original one-pot meals, this chili was usually made with beef when my mom made it. This version is made with turkey and tastes just as good.
Chili con Carne Recipe (Also Makes a Great Pasta Sauce!)
The savoury aroma of chili conjures images of warm sweaters, autumn leaves, and fireside reading. Meaty, spicy, tomatoey! It doesn’t get better than that. Enjoy this whole food recipe for nutritious, delicious chili.
Best Vegetarian Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili Recipe
Warm up with a bowl of sweet potato and black bean chili, the perfect fall comfort food.
Exploring Edamame: History, Health Benefits, and 5 Recipes
Edamame is much more than a green soybean. Learn all about its origins, how it grows, health benefits, and fun recipes.
10 Fabulous Chickpea Recipes and Serving Suggestions
Chickpeas are delicious, nutritious and readily available either dried or in cans. These 10 chickpea recipes celebrate their versatility and see them prepared in a wide variety of different tasty ways.
The Real MVP: The Only Superbowl Chili Recipe You Need
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!
Exploring Chickpeas: History, Nutrition, and 10+ 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.
The Amazing Story of Boston Baked Beans + 4 Recipes
Baked beans have been a favorite New England dish for hundreds of years. Look here for facts, folklore, and fun recipes.
Smoky Black Bean Chili With Cocoa, Cayenne, and Bourbon
This is a delicious, smoky-sweet version of chili, full of sweet red peppers, and flavored with cayenne, dark chocolate and bourbon. It is quick and easy to prepare, and it is a very forgiving recipe if you are new to cooking.
12 Chili Cook-Off Recipes, From the Classic to the Unexpected
I tested many chili recipes in preparation for our annual cook-off. These chilis range from the classic to the unexpected (with ingredients like cherries, pineapple, and butternut squash) to the vegetarian.
Perfect Cincinnati Chili (Plus a Vegan and Bonus Recipe)
Cincinnati chili—a regional classic copied (but never duplicated) outside of Ohio, until now. Here's the history of this classic dish, an explanation of the components, and how to make it perfect.
Exploring Chili: Facts, Folklore, and 6 Fun Recipes
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.
How to Cook Black-Eyed Peas: Traditional Southern Recipe
A traditional Southern favorite, black-eyed peas are a rich, delicious comfort food. They take only a few ingredients and simmer in about an hour. Check out how easy and delicious this recipe is!
Spiced Chickpea Vegetable Cutlets (Patties) Recipe
Spiced chickpea vegetable cutlets (patties) are scrumptious, filling, and nutritious. Chickpeas are packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals that help maintain good health.
How to Make Spicy Fried Chickpeas (Garbanzo Bean Snacks)
Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are packed with nutrients. They are a rich source of iron, fiber, protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Fried chickpeas are crunchy and super delicious.
Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) in Spicy Tomato Sauce: A Quick, Cheap and Healthy Supper Recipe
Chickpeas, commonly known as garbanzo beans, are a nutrient-dense, low-fat food—a healthy, budget-friendly substitute for expensive meat. This is a quick, cheap, and tasty recipe for chickpeas in a sauce made from onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, paprika, and a little (optional) meat.
Family Bean Bake With Cornmeal Dumplings (Adapted From a Pillsbury's Prize-Winning Recipe)
This baked bean casserole recipe is adapted from the 3rd-place winning entry to the 1955 Pillsbury's 6th Grand National competition. Originally called "Teen Bean Bake," I have adapted the recipe and renamed it "Family Bean Bake."
Lentils: One of the World's Healthiest Foods + 3 Recipes
Lentils—squishy, bland, and boring, or tender, tasty, and versatile? If you are not a lentil lover, give me just five minutes to change your mind with these recipes from around the world.
Meatless Meal: Bean and Vegetable Quesadilla (With Photo Guide)
A combination of spinach, cheese, and kidney beans (accompanied by a simple, fresh salsa) makes these quesadillas a great addition to any weekly meal plan.
Grandma's Heirloom Quick-and-Easy Northern Chili Noodle Recipe
Learn how to cook this under-30-minute Northern egg noodle chili that has been a family tradition in our house for generations. Hearty and healthy, this quick meal is also versatile and capable of being tweaked to your family's tastes.