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Chicken and baked beans in tomato sauce

It started out as a vegetarian dish. I was dicing vegetables to make a stir fry for Sam but she wasn't in the mood for a stir fry so I took a can of baked beans in tomato sauce from the kitchen shelf and told her I'd make a … [Read more...]

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Vegetarian burrito with beans and mushrooms

I've always wondered if black-eyed peas were different from black-eyed beans. It appears that they're the same. After that discovery, I chanced upon dried sitaw (yard-long) beans at the grocery and I wondered of sitaw beans … [Read more...]

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Pork and beans

It's been rainy for days. I like how the weather has cooled although I feel so sorry for those who have been caught in flash floods and traffic jams. Story of life in the Philippines, isn't it? We need rain to break the … [Read more...]

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Vegetarian baked stuffed potatoes

So filling. So delicious. The stuffing is a mixture of kidney beans, chili, chopped tomatoes, onions and bell peppers, seasoned with salt, pepper, lemon juice and tossed with a little melted butter. The cheese can be any … [Read more...]

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Layered eggplant and chili, lasagne style

When Sam dreams up a recipe, I pay attention. It's not easy inventing vegetarian recipes for her so when she takes the initiative to create a dish in her head and she describes how it should be executed, it's a lot of help. … [Read more...]

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Bean burgers with guacamole

Mashed beans, herbs, spices and the right seasoning make wonderful vegetarian burgers. And they are so good served with guacamole on the side. It's a┬ámeal that I prepared for Sam about three weeks ago. I thought I had … [Read more...]

chicken-bean-soup

Herbed chicken soup with assorted beans

I've noticed that many readers simply wait for updates via Facebook, Twitter, RSS or newsletter to view the latest recipes in the blog. What they don't realize is that there's so much more in the archives. This is a … [Read more...]