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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, • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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