Category Archives: Beans

Black Beans and Rice (Moors and Christians)

Ingredients 15 oz can of black beans (or equivalent amount of cooked dried black beans) Tbsp olive oil 1 Small onion, chopped 2 Cloves of garlic, smashed and minced 1/2 Green pepper, chopped 1/2 Tsp of cumin powder 1/4 Tsp cayenne Salt Long  grain rice Directions Put a tbsp of oil in small sauce pan …

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Hoppin’ John Black Eyed Peas

This is a traditional New Year’s dish in the Low Country (Charleston, South Carolina area). Ingredients Bag of dry black-eyed peas soaked for 8 hours or or overnight Four pieces of thick bacon– cut crosswise into four pieces of four 1 large onion, chopped 4 sticks of celery chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 4 cloves …

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Habas Beans Con Jamon

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 This is a delicious dish made with fresh broad beans and mountain-cured Serrano ham. It works best with large spring onions or scallions, which have a gentler flavor than normal onions. Ingredients 2 lbs broad beans, podded or frozen lima beans 4 oz. mountain-cured Serrano ham, chopped or substitute panchetta 2 …

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Gampy’s Beans

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 Dried beans, canned milk, and bacon were staples out west as they’d keep practically forever without refrigeration. This dish is one  the Grandfather grew up with on the ranch in Montana. He introduced it to us at Indian Point over fifty years ago. It was an immediate home run with everyone …

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Bradston Chili

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 lb. package of hamburger 2-3 tbsp. of chili powder ½ tsp of oregano 1 tsp of freshly ground cumin 1 tsp of ground pepper 1 tsp of salt 2 whole green chilies 2 finely sliced green chilies 2 cans of pinto …

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Chorizo and Chick Pea Stew

Ingredients: 1 lb. of new potatoes (small red potatoes) scrubbed 1 teaspoon of olive oil 2 red onions, chopped 2 red peppers chopped 3 oz. of chorizo sausage, thinly sliced 1 lb of plum tomatoes, chopped or 13 oz. can of chopped tomatoes 14 oz can of chick peas, drained and rinsed fresh chopped parsley …

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