Tag Archives: Common bean

Garden Gab, Week 18

Cool weather and rain…where for art thou? It’s been crazy hot here, it’s been 100 deg F or higher for a while now. It’s been years since it’s been this hot for this long. I believe the last time we had a heat wave like this it was during the late 1990’s.  It feels like …

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Tasty Taco Soup, a guest post by Michelle

My sweet Sister-in-love, Michelle, agreed to share a recipe with us! I’m so excited. Michelle is a busy lady, raising and home schooling two boys with her husband & writing a wonderful and uplifting blog SomeGirl’s Website. My Sister by marriage is a wonderful lady to know and I’m happy to share her with you! …

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Green Chilie Chicken and Black Bean Soup

Here is what I’m doing with my left over black beans and rice. Last week, my husband and I went to Chili’s for lunch. We ordered the soup and salad lunch, and my husband picked the Green Chilie Chicken soup.  It was delicious!  I was tempted to steal it from him. I thought about it, …

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Meatless Monday-Black Beans

Here’s what you will need to make the quesadillas. cheese (I like colby jack cheese) flour tortillas ~~If you want to make your own tortillas check out this post on Clockwork Lemon 4 ounce can of diced green chilies (drained) 1/4 TBSP of cilantro leaves (chopped) or less…to taste ***typo fixed*** sour cream (if you …

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Tri-Color Tuscan bean stew (Meatless Monday)

We’re meatless again this Monday. I’m not sure that my kids are enjoying this, because we’re carnivores at heart, but my husband has been supportive. I say he has been supportive, but only to a certain extent. I found a recipe for black bean burgers and my husband, who is very funny, said “You know …

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Meatless Monday, Not your ordinary beans and rice

We’re a carnivore family. Honestly. Sometimes it’s nice to go meatless though. To read more about Meatless Monday click here. Tonight we are having Crock Pot pinto beans and rice. Let me be really honest here, I almost made a huge mistake and put chicken broth in the beans. It’s what I usually do. I …

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Delish black bean soup

I’m making fajitas tonight. Chicken fajitas. Normally I would make a rice side dish to go with it. Tonight I’m going to make black bean soup instead of rice. Here is my hearty black bean soup recipe. You can make it vegetarian by using vegetable stock instead of chicken stock. The Recipe I use is …

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Crock pot fajita pork

I was watching an episode of Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade (recorded on Tuesday) it was an episode about slow-cooker Mexajita Chicken. Here’s a link to the episode and the recipe. I did not have chicken defrosted or fajita seasoning…… so  I improvised. Here is my improvised recipe. 6 Pork Loin Fillet 1 large can of pinto …

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