Feijoada: Black Beans and Rice Recipe From Brazil

Back when the Olympics were set in Rio, I couldn’t help but think back on my own visit to Rio, and remember a recipe for feijoada: black beans and rice. Feijoada is a dish that is a kind of stew, and the recipe I’m going to share with you was given to me by my […]


World’s Best Chili Makes a Super Bowl!

  The World’s Best Chili happens to be Venison Chili: and it makes a Super Bowl!  See what I did there? Did you like that? I managed to put a pun in my recipe title! All my punny dreams are coming true. I can die happy now. But I won’t. Not until I share this […]


Salad with Navy Beans, Goat Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Croutons, and Warm Bacon Dressing

Salad with Navy Beans, Goat Cheese, Grape Tomatoes and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette is more of a meal than a salad. In the dog days of summer, isn’t it wonderful to have a nice, cool salad for dinner sometimes? I first had this salad 16 years ago, and have been making it several times each summer, […]