Slow-simmered Southern-style butter beans flavored with salt pork, in a creamy sauce made without adding any cream or milk.
I got to make a big ‘ole mess of greens. How the term “mess” became a descriptive word for a quantity is beyond me. I find it to be a humorous description for whatever reason. I hear it used most often by southerners. I only use it in association with southern food too. A big […]
There they are as always in the bean section. I’ve looked at them countless times. More than looked, I’ve debated on whether to get a bunch to try or not. I’ve picked them up, almost put them in my cart, yet they wind up back in the bin. Well, until recently. I finally got a […]
How bout them taters? I always wonder about the origin of that question. I can’t remember the first time I heard it. And why is about spelled bout? I tried searching for who said it first or where it came from but to no avail. Perhaps one day I’ll find the answer to those and […]
One thing leads to another. That is definitely the case with this post. It all started with the Sunday Supper Beantastic event. I noticed a bag of pinto beans in my pantry when I was deciding on what to make for it. Plus it was also right after having terrible charro beans at a restaurant. […]
Last week was a crazy and busy week. There were ups and downs like a roller-coaster ride. The good, no wait, great moments really stood out and got me through it all. As the week ended, I found myself in the kitchen needing a quick side dish to prepare and thinking about things I’m thankful […]