Posts Tagged ‘beans’

Home-Cooked Beans (Stovetop, Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker)

May 4, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Mexican, Recipes, Side Dish

It’s been a while since I cooked a pot of beans but since I was having friends over for a fiesta-themed meal, I decided to pull out all the stops. Sure, you can always use canned beans as a side dish, but home-cooked beans are so much better! This recipe comes from chef Rick Bayless, […]

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Mexican Chicken Soup

September 15, 2009 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

The other day I was in one of those “what am I going to make for dinner” quandaries. I knew I wanted to use some fresh corn I had on hand and I was NOT going to make a special trip to the store for any dinner ingredients. After a quick inventory of what I […]

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White Bean Chicken Chili

January 16, 2009 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Chili, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Soup/Stew

Chili is a great for entertaining because it can be made ahead of time and reheated, and it’s an easy dish to serve when feeding a crowd. I decided to make this White Bean Chicken Chili recently when I was hankering for chili but wanted to try out something new.  I pretty much followed the recipe […]

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Halftime Chili

November 22, 2008 by andrea | Comments Off on Halftime Chili | Filed in Beef, Chili, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew

This chili is always a crowd-pleaser! It’s not uncommon for people to ask for seconds and thirds of this chili. Knowing that, I made an enormous vat of it to feed 75 people for Husband’s birthday last year…now that’s a lot of chili!!! For the beer in this recipe, I like to use a stout […]

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