Chili is one of those recipes that you can make in a million (and a half) different ways. I love my chili recipe, and needed to update the recipe for my readers. This vegetarian slow cooker three bean chili is a classic recipe you’ll use again and again.
In this recipe, I use classic kidney beans, black beans, and refried beans. The refried beans act as a thickener and add a creamy texture that binds all other flavors. Continue reading →
It is really cold this week. When the temperatures drop like this, I love to find meals that have my oven on for a long time to heat up the house! Mushroom Swiss twice baked potatoes do the trick with not one, but two oven bakes!
This twice baked potato recipe is also a creamy, cozy, comfort food perfect for cold winter days! Check out my suggestions for variations to find some healthy mix-ins! Continue reading →
Calling out to all butternut squash fans, this soup is for you! My roasted butternut squash chowder has intense butternut squash flavor in a creamy, luxurious comfort food!
I roasted the squash and stirred it into the chowder at the last minute to help it to hold its unique flavor profile in this chowder. In leftovers, the squash will become more mellow and start to take on the flavor of the chowder. Continue reading →
So, black eyed peas have not always been my favorite food. However, they are said to bring good luck to those who eat them on New Years Day! I love to partake in fun traditions, therefore I decided to experiment with black eyed peas to find a delicious way to eat them.
The tradition comes from the southern United States, so I figured Cajun flavors would work well. I love these Cajun black eyed pea sweet potato cakes, and plan to enjoy them for good luck in the new year! Continue reading →
It’s redux time again! This month’s theme was: Grab your nearest cookbook and ReDux the recipe on page 201, 17, 217 – or any combination of the number ‘2017.’ I chose to redux Chinese Mustard Baked Tofu Sandwiches from the Moosewood cookbook.
I don’t have a large collection of cookbooks, but I do love the moosewood cookbook. The recipe I chose was from page 120 for a grilled Chinese mustard sandwich with sauted peppers and onions. Continue reading →