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Baked beans for A BIG CROWD!!!

I was asked to help with side dishes for a Newcomers Lunch at church today.  We agreed that I’d make baked beans (which was super exciting, because I wanted to practice them before I make them for 300 people in … Continue reading

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DELICIOUS Black Beans

I LOVE black beans.  My family tolerates black beans…..until tonight!   I’ve recently been reading about potentially dangerous chemicals being used in the lining of cans that are used to can our foods.   I am taking this study like I do … Continue reading

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Green Beans Provencal

I saw this idea in a Taste of Home magazine this past week and knew that it would be perfect to go with the oven roasted salmon (that I just posted).   Here’s what I did….be creative 🙂 Green Beans Provencal … Continue reading

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Large Batch Refried Beans (crockpot recipe)

This past Monday I made a large batch of refried beans in my crockpot.   I used my immersion blender to make quick work of pureeing them, but if you like whole beans or chunky beans you can leave them whole … Continue reading

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Cooking beans, part 2

Hello all, here are the remaining directions for cooking dried beans. Step 5: Well, this isn’t really a step, unless you want to count taking the lid off a step, but I wanted to show you what the soaked beans … Continue reading

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Cooking beans, part 1

A few weeks ago I wrote in one of my posts that I would write up a tutorial on cooking dry beans. I forgot to take pictures of each step that time around, but I remembered today. Step 1. Open … Continue reading

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Money Saving Tips Installment #1

  I realize that the above pictures may not make much sense alone, but by the time I finish this post, it should all come together 🙂   First, I’d like to share the reason for this post, and what … Continue reading

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Gas prices….

Well, this past week gas prices hit a number we never thought we’d REALLY see…..$4.05 per gallon at the CHEAP places…most places are $4.20 per gallon.   Last year when $4 per gallon prices were being talked about, I can remember … Continue reading

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On my stove today….

Today I am making a big pot of pinto beans to be used for meals in the coming days…..tonight’s portion will be made into refried beans to be served with our tamales and fish tacos. The remainder will be portioned … Continue reading

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Money Savings Tips–Installment #4

(Sorry that these are out of order, I had this one scheduled to be published months ago and for some reason it never published, and today when I tried publishing it, it wouldn’t work, so I’m starting all over with … Continue reading

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