Scratch Made Refried Beans
Appetizers / Cheat Codes / comfort food / Cook / Hispanic / One Pot Meals

Scratch Made Refried Beans

Refried beans are a definite food staple in our house.  And making your own are way better than canned since you can adjust ingredients and techniques to your own taste.  Maybe you like your beans hotter, thicker, thinner, chunkier, more garlicy or more bland.  Go for it!  Best of all, these scratch-made beans are easy to make … Continue reading

Not Your College Kids’ Ramen – Another Great Dish From Our Sister
Asian / Cook / Dinner / Lunch / One Pot Meals

Not Your College Kids’ Ramen – Another Great Dish From Our Sister

Our sister, Theresa (a/k/a OGG Munny B) has two amazing kids, both in college.  This dish is a special shout out to the kids and a nod to our own days in college when Ramen was, well, just Ramen….Enjoy…. Not Your College Kids’ Ramen My new ‘creasian’ of the week. All ingredients are organic and … Continue reading

Chili Con Carne From Dried Beans
Chump Change / comfort food / Cook / Crock Pot / Dinner / One Pot Meals / Soups / Soups, Salads & Other Fare

Chili Con Carne From Dried Beans

Who doesn’t like a nice, hot bowl of chili?  Homemade chili is a always a favorite whether on a hot dog, some tater tots, or in a bowl dressed with some freshly grated cheese and diced onion.  But let’s face facts – the stuff from the can just can’t hold a candle to the real … Continue reading