Category Archive: Beans

Bodacious Baked Beans for Memorial Day

Is there a picnic that doesn’t include baked beans? Don’t think so. But baked beans don’t have to be boring. Elevate them to new heights with this recipe, which is one of my most requested picnic side dishes. Yes, the ingredients are unusual but I think you’ll love the result.  These are also known as …

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Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad Nice for Cinco de Mayo

CORIANDER/CILANTRO Coriander is referenced several times in the Old Testament. ”And the food became known as manna – meaning  “What is it? It was white like coriander seed and flat and tasted like honey bread.” Cilantro is such a popular herb and it comes from the Coriander seed. Are they used the same?   Cilantro is …

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What did the Ancient Israelites Eat?

Each week I chat with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show. This week their pledge drive is going on, so if you can contribute either monetarily or with a prayer, I hope you do so. We talked today about what people of Bible days ate in the area of the world where Jesus was born. …

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Try Hearts of Palm Salad with Tomatoes, Chickpeas and Artichokes

  HEARTS OF PALM SALAD WITH TOMATOES, CHICKPEAS AND ARTICHOKES As Catholics we celebrate Palm Sunday with a special tradition at Mass, with the passing out of blessed palms.  Today Matt Swaim and I chatted about foods and herbs associated with Palm Sunday. The significance is that palm leaves were laid out on the path …

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