Totally rustic, especially if you leave the fresh tomatoes in big chunks. You can serve these beans alongside roast or grilled meat, chicken, or fish…
Northern Beans with Spanish Chorizo You can use any cooked sausage you like here, but chorizo is special. Cut chorizo (Spanish, smoke, not Mexican raw…
Makes: 4 servings Time: 30 minutes This dish normally calls for fresh fava beans, which are a delicious springtime treat, with a verdant flavor that…
Start with tomato-y beans (assuming you don't already have some buried in your freezer, I've included a basic recipe below), add some rolled oats…
It’s amazing how much flavor you get from adding a cup of beer to black beans, and nearly any beer will work: Lagers and wheat beers yield a lighter and…
A party dish that you can make in large quantities ahead of time and will taste even better the next day. Serve with lots of rice, warm tortillas, and…
My favorite method and the easiest way to cook beans because most of the time they aren’t cooking at all; they’re soaking. Incredibly, if you start a…
Black beans take on classic Chinese flavors well. If you come across black soybeans, snap ’em up, but ordinary black turtle beans are just fine. Here a…
As a child growing up in a sweltering, quiet Southwest Houston neighborhood with parents from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a meal like red beans and rice was…
Moros y Cristianos — Moors and Christians — is one of the most dramatic-looking rice and bean dishes, popular throughout Spanish-speaking countries. The…
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1. Black Bean Tostada Heat precooked or canned black beans, adding ground cumin, chili powder, fresh oregano, and salt. Shred cabbage and chop a few…
I do most of the cooking in my house, not because my wife isn’t a really good cook (she is), but because I just enjoy it a lot more than she does. When…