Instead of buying canned black beans, you can soak dried ones and use your rice cooker to cook them from scratch with this easy recipe.
Cheesy black bean guacamole
Nearly equal amounts of cheese, black beans, tomato, and avocado, spiced with cayenne, make a great twist on traditional guacamole.
Autumn harvest black bean casserole
Have you ever had a shot of wheatgrass? Heavens! Just about gave me whiplash. (Anything that strong has to be killing something in your body, right?). But seriously, I’ve grown rather fond of the unusual taste of wheatgrass and, exaggerated health claims aside, it does deliver a nice range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. My...Read More »
Poppin' jalapeno blackberry pie
Give your summer blackberry pie an extra kick with the addition of jalapeno peppers to the filling. Homemade pie crust recipe is included!
Long-time readers of our blog will recognize this little number. Whenever the topic of favorite Best Bites recipes comes up, whether it be with friends, family, on-line forums, parenting boards, etc. Spicy Honey Chicken is
Tutorial: mashed potatoes
After Sara's fruit salsa a few weeks ago, you should be well-acquainted with the idea of Choose Your Own Adventure cooking! What it REALLY is is getting to a point where you're comfortable enough in
Overnight cinnamon rolls
Cinnamon Rolls are a favorite in our house. We seem to always get the cravings on Sunday afternoons, so after church when we're all home being lazy, I'll often whip up a batch. There have
Diner-style french fries (and fry sauce)
There is something about diner food, or even the suggestion of diner food, that seems to have magical powers over people. One morning a few months ago, I was watching Gilmore Girls and Lorelai and