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A bowl of Fall Nights 3 Bean Chili.

Fall Nights - 3 Bean Chili

Are you craving a classic soul-warming chili? Well, try my quick and easy 3 Bean ...

White Chicken Chili in a bowl with sour cream.

White Chicken Chili

After a few tests, I think I finally developed this recipe into something special. Friends ...

Chickpea Chana Masala over rice

Chickpea Chana Masala

This recipe is so easy and so delicious. Got a thumbs up from all ...

Lentil soup ready to eat!

Spicy Red Lentil Soup

A spicy and wholesome soup for those gloomy winter days

Baked Beans With Kielbasa ready to serve.

Baked Beans with Kielbasa

I received the basic recipe from a co-worker and then tweaked it by adding my ...

Crockpot Baked Beans

Crockpot Baked Beans

No fuss "baked" bean recipe that can easily be adjusted according to taste. Beans ...

A bowl of Crock Pot Lentil Soup with a dollop of sour cream.

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

Fall means soup weather! We love ham hock and beans at our house but we ...

Ham Hocks & Beans (Slow Cooker)

Ham Hocks & Beans (Slow Cooker)

I made this on 15 Oct 2019 while in the states, using three smoked hocks ...

OMG Chili with cheese on top.

OMG Chili

I have the pickiest of eaters in my home....until it's chili season! The secret? Read ...

Ride 'Em Baked Beans in a serving dish.

Ride 'Em Baked Beans

This recipe was passed to me through a very near and dear friend. Now I ...

Brian's Favorite Cowboy Beans ready to be served.

Brian's Favorite Cowboy Beans

My son Brian will eat these for a week. He absolutely loves them. Whatever beans ...

Easy Savory Black Beans

This is a quick and easy side dish for any Latin meal. I don't really ...


This is a wonderful dish to have for your Mexican night.

Finished side dish.


This dish is my all-time favorite go to side dish for BBQ. It also ...

A delicious crowd-pleasing hearty soup that is easy to make!

Crowd Pleasing Quick Mexican Bean Soup

This is a hearty soup that is excellent for lunch or dinner. Served with ...

Navy Beans & Sausage (Pressure Cooker)

I created this recipe from a slow cooker recipe and it turned out great. I ...

Bowl filled with golden yellow colored Toor Dal dish, topped with cucumber slices on the side, and a bit of chutney.

Toor Dal in Instant Pot

Toor dal dishes can be ultimate hearty yet healthy comfort food that’s easy to keep ...

Cajun Pinto Beans

I was given this recipe by a friend and it was described as a side ...

Pinto Beans (Pressure Cooker)

This recipe is for cooking SOAKED or UNSOAKED beans. I have made both here ...

A bowl of Split Pea Soup.

Split Pea Soup

Grandma Joy's recipe for goodness. Absolutely delicious!

Two bowls of delicious & healthy lentil soup.


Delicious and comforting, ladle up a few bowls of this wholesome soup to enjoy on ...

A delicious alternative for using leftovers in the fridge!

Leftover Soup, aka Kitchen Sink or OMG Soup

This recipe is a great way to get rid of leftovers in your refrigerator. This ...

This Vegetarian Chili is bursting with flavor from onions, red and green bell peppers, garlic, black and pinto beans, fire roasted tomatoes, and a perfect blend of spices.

Vegetarian Chili

A delicious easy to make Vegetarian Chili loaded with onion, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, and ...