South of the Border Fisherman’s Stew

A fusion recipe combining the traditional Portuguese stew with South of the Border flare! Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew is traditionally made with linguisa sausage, cod or tuna, tomatoes and potatoes. I thought a South of a Border rendition of this nutritious stew would be a welcome diversion! I have combined cooked heirloom beans grown in Mexico […]

Heirloom Bean Chili with Winter Squash and Collards

It’s still all about comfort food here in the North! Dreams of warmer days to come are realized with a bit of south of the border are in this warming chili recipe, spiked with Mexican chili peppers! Heirloom beans, heritage beef and the addition of winter squash and greens make my chili super nutritious! First make the beans: […]

Pot of Beans for the New Year

A traditional pot of beans welcomes the New Year for many groups of people throughout the world! Here are two simply delicious, healthy and easy to prepare bean salads to celebrate the the 2015 New Year!! Ayocote Bean Salad A simply fabulous bean salad starring heirloom ayocote runner beans and simple vegetables in a white […]

Gnocchi and Bean Casserole

Gnocchi and Bean Casserole What a simple and nutritious pasta dish just full of mixed greens, roasted corn, heirloom beans and the classic Italian potato dumpling seasoned with aromatic spices and topped with creamy and piquant Manchego cheese! This is a super flavorful dish combining carbohydrates and wholesome legumes to make a perfect vegetarian protein! […]

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