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Ojo de Cabra Estofado (Eye of the Goat Bean Stew)

Ojo de Cabra Estofado (Eye of the Goat Bean Stew)

Here's my take on a traditional Mexican stew, using Ojo de Capra (Eye of the Goat) heirloom beans. This is…

Ken Hulme
Oct 2008
Professional
4 votes
8366 views
Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

This dish is all about FLAVOR. San Antonio and Ft. Worth are my two favorite places to be when in Texas. This recipe was inspired by some dining…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
6 votes
8386 views
Curried Lentil Stew with rice

Curried Lentil Stew with rice

This curried lentil stew is an awesome winter dish. It will warm you and sooth you with its soft texture and rich flavor. Vegetarians can leave…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2009
Intermediate
8 votes
9454 views
Uncle Sidney's Red Beans

Uncle Sidney's Red Beans

There are two ways to go here: smoked meats (sausage, rib tips, neck bones, ham, country bacon), OR pickled meat. Either way, you'll obtain a rich…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
2 votes
2973 views
Texas Caviar (Bean & Corn Salsa or Salad)

Texas Caviar (Bean & Corn Salsa or Salad)

If I need black-eyed peas for good luck on New Year's day, I prefer to get them in Texas Caviar....a.k.a.…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
1 vote
6472 views
Chocolate Turtle Bundt Cake

Chocolate Turtle Bundt Cake

"A chocolate lovers dream" .... This cake is dense, yet very moist and a definite crowd pleaser.

Terri Jordan
Feb 2008
Intermediate
12 votes
29082 views
Cajun Crowder Beans

Cajun Crowder Beans

Also known as Crowder peas, these delicious little fellas can often be found in frozen form at the store. These are fresh picked right here in…

Amos Miller
Sep 2014
Professional
2 votes
1833 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8230 views
Mom's Sausage & Bean Soup

Mom's Sausage & Bean Soup

Also called "Mom's Escarole & Bean Soup" - for our vegetarian guests. I prefer to use all fresh ingredients and bring dried beans to life, but you…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
1650 views
Artichoke Hearts, Fava Beans & Sun-dried Tomatoes

Artichoke Hearts, Fava Beans & Sun-dried Tomatoes

It's mid-Winter. You're dyin' for Spring. Still too early for fresh favas and artichokes in the markets. Try…

Amos Miller
Feb 2012
Professional
3 votes
792 views
Crumbled Tempeh

Crumbled Tempeh

Ok, for anyone familiar with tempeh this is a super basic recipe. But if you haven't cooked it before, and want a simple, delicious, and flexible…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
4 votes
1773 views
Black Bean with Cilantro Spread / Dip

Black Bean with Cilantro Spread / Dip

A quick-to-fix spread/dip to serve for a party or tailgate, or use as a vegetarian lunch entree with pita bread…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2013
Professional
3 votes
915 views
Vegetarian Pate or Faux Foie Gras

Vegetarian Pate or Faux Foie Gras

In our health conscious world, who really wants to indulge in such a fatty delicacy. In the world of Vegans…

Joanne
May 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1898 views
7-up Cake...A Dreamy Vintage Cake Made Skinny

7-up Cake...A Dreamy Vintage Cake Made Skinny

We’ve got a terrific way to celebrate Spring. Bake a fabulous 7-up cake. This nostalgic cake has been popular…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2011
Professional
1 vote
1681 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
2004 views