Category: Beans

Farm Feast 2018

Farm Feast 2018:  This summer, I took a little visit back to our family farm in California.  It was the height of the growing season and the produce was bursting with flavor and variety.  It struck me this visit, exactly what we in “land locked Switzerland” truly miss out on during the bountiful summer growing …

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Fall’s Best Chili

Chili with toppings

Source:  Me about 2000 Chili (or Fall’s best chili) is a long standing tradition in the U.S. usually on or around the time of Fall and Halloween. It turns out that Texas, “the lone star state” is entirely responsible for this lovely, generous meal consisting of beans, meat and lots of spices. Not only is …

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Refried Mashed Beans

Source:  Rochelle; cir. 2000’s The cornerstone of Mexican cuisine They say, the ‘refried’ bean is the mashed potato of the Latin world. As a result, beans are a side dish, or the main event in most every Mexican dish, understandably so. The bean, is an extremely healthy little nugget. Nutrient wise, it’s virtually fat-free and …

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