Easy Enchilada Dip ~ 5 Ingredients or Less Recipe

Enchilada Dip

Over the last few weeks I have mentioned sharing more ground beef recipes, along with other inexpensive budget friendly meals. When I was putting together a list of recipes to share, I realized that many of the recipes on the list contained five ingredients or less. This actually surprised me because I did not realize so much of what I cooked contained five ingredients or less. […]

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Slow Cooked Pinto Beans

Slow Cooked Pinto Beans

A few weeks ago when I shared my tip for the best pot of beans, I mentioned that I would be sharing the recipe for the beans in that picture soon. Today I am finally sharing it with you. Besides my secret ingredient for the best beans, there are a few other ingredients that make these pinto beans easy and delicious, so I knew I […]

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Simple Tip for the Best Pot of Beans

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Today’s kitchen tip is a simple tip for the best pot of beans. Adding just one simple ingredient, most of you have on hand, really will take your pot of beans to the next level. Beans are one of the most inexpensive versatile foods in our kitchens, yet so many people overlook them in everyday cooking. Beans are inexpensive to buy. The least expensive way […]

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Simple Sausage and Beans Over Rice

Simple Sausage and Beans Over Rice-

Food has been on my mind a lot lately. Of course that is probably not a huge surprise to many people,  I run a food and cooking website after all. Food is often on my mind. So I guess it is something more specifically about food that I have been thinking about. I have been thinking about the types of food we serve our families […]

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Slow Cooked Homemade Refried Beans

Slow Cooked Homemade Refried Beans

Beans are perfect for cooking in the slow cooker because they cook well low and slow. I have an old post in the archives on refried beans from the first year I blogged, but I decided it was time to share an updated recipe for Slow Cooker Mondays. It is the same basic idea, but I have changed up a little how I make them. […]

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Slow Cooked Santa Fe Black Beans and Catching Up

Slow Cooked Mexican Black Beans

I spent the weekend in Texas and had such a fun time catching up with some great bloggers. There are way too many to name them all. Some I had met before and enjoyed catching up with. Others I knew from online, but had so much fun meeting in person. I also have a list of new sites to visit from those I met for […]

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Recipes For Using Beans

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Beans are often thought of as a very frugal ingredient to cook with and many people use them, but they are also often looked down on for that exact reason. Many people stay away for them because they are an inexpensive food. Other people stay away from them because they have memories of eating only beans and rice and grew tired of them. I am […]

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Soaking Beans In Salt Water

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Last year I posted a video on how I cook dried beans in my crock pot, and I still love making them that way. It makes it so easy to cook up a large batch of beans and freeze them for use in soups and Mexican food. I recently learned a new tip for soaking my beans though that I am loving. It is really […]

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Cooking Dried Beans In the Crockpot

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I mentioned earlier this year that I was planning on doing a series on kitchen terms and definitions. Well, I decided to call the series Cooking Basics. This way I can cover basics terms and definitions, but also some basic cooking how to’s. Today I thought I would start with cooking dried beans. Whenever I write about cooking dried beans I receive several emails and comments from […]

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