‘Beans and Grains’ Archive

Twisted Persian Inspired Taco- Tuesday Dish! September 4, 2013 No Comments

Ingredients: 1 lb Lean ground beef or turkey 2 ounces of Panceta 1 can of Black beans 1 can of Corn 1 medium or large Green chili Mint (hand full) Cilantro(hand full) 6 cloves of Garlic 1 Shallot a touch of Lemon Zest & Lime Juice (1 whole lime) Olive Oil Chili Powder Salt/Pepper Tyme,Rosmary […]

Baby Lima Beans Or Broad Beans with Italian Sausage October 15, 2010 No Comments

1/2 pound Italian bulk sausage — crumbled 1 onion — sliced 2 cups water 1 pound baby lima beans or broad beans 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin seed 1 fresh hot red pepper — seeded and chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper Place the sausage and onion in a heavy casserole or sauce pan and saute […]

Chicken with Pink and Green Peppercorns #1 Of 2 December 13, 2009 No Comments

——-CHICKEN——- 2 each Chickens, whole, (1 1/4 to – 1 1/2 pound(s) each) 1 cup(s) Cognac 1 ds Thyme 1 small Bay leaf, crushed Salt (to taste) ——-STUFFING——- 1 slice(s) Bread, white, crusts – removed 1/2 cup(s) Cream, heavy 1/2 teaspoon(s) Peppercorns, green 1/2 teaspoon(s) Peppercorns, pink (do not – use South American pink — […]

Caracoles Con Frijoles Colorados No Comments

4 tablespoon(s) Oil, olive 2 tablespoon(s) Butter, unsalted 1/3 cup(s) Shallot, finely chopped 2 each Garlic, cloves, chopped 2 small Chilies, fresh, split – lengthwise, seeded, — finely chopped 1 pinch Nutmeg, grated 1 pinch Cloves, ground 1 pinch Cumin, ground 7 ounce(s) Snails (about), drained, – rinsed, and patted dry 2 tablespoon(s) Pernod 1 […]

Bombay Madness No Comments

4 each Steaks, filet, 1-inch – thick Pepper, white, cracked 1 each Lemon grass, stalk, – chopped OR 1 bn Lemon thyme OR 2 each Peel, lemon, chopped 1 each Ginger, 1-inch piece – thinly sliced 20 each Peppercorns, black, – crushed —–CURRY BUTTER—– 1/4 pound(s) Butter, unsalted 2 each Ginger, thin slices, – chopped […]

Spit-Roasted Suckling Pig with Vegetables No Comments

1 Pig, suckling (@ 15 lbs) Garlic, cloves, whole 1 cup(s) Juice, lime 1 bn Marjoram, chopped 1 bn Thyme, chopped Salt (to taste) Pepper (to taste) 1/2 cup(s) Oil, olive Vegetables, mixed ** ** Bell peppers, (of varying colors), baby eggplant, zucchini, summer squash, fresh green beans. Rub the pig with lime juice, salt, […]

Santa Fe Black Bean Cake No Comments

1 pound(s) Beans, black turtle, – cleaned, rinsed 1 small Onion, coarsely chopped 2 slice(s) Bacon OR 2 slice(s) Pancetta 1 qt Stock, chicken OR 1 qt Stock, duck 2 each Chili, Serrano, seeded, – finely chopped 2 tablespoon(s) Chili, ancho, powder 1 tablespoon(s) Cumin 2 ounce(s) Oil, olive Salt (to taste) Pepper (to taste) […]

Long Island Duck with Grapefruit No Comments

2 Duck, Long Island, (about – five pounds each) 2 Grapefruit 1/4 cup(s) Sugar 1/3 cup(s) Vinegar, red wine 3 cup(s) Duck stock ** OR 3 cup(s) Veal stock ** Blanched vegetables *** ** See recipes for Duck Stock and Veal Stock. *** An assortment of blanched vegetables should be used as garnish for this […]

Crayfish Tail Salad No Comments

6 each Crayfish tails 10 each Spinach, leaves 1 each Endive, head 1/2 cup(s) Beans, small, green, – blanched 1 medium Tomato, diced 2 each Shallots, chopped 1 bn Chervil, chopped 1 pinch Tarragon Vinaigrette, Hazelnut Oil * Salt Pepper 10 each Basil, leaves * Vinaigrette of Hazelnut oil is prepared with 1 part vinegar […]

Forgotten Minestrone No Comments

Ingredients1poundbeef, stew meat, lean 6cupwater 28oztomatoes, can, with liquid, cut up 1eachbeef bouillon cube 1eachonion, chopped 2tablespoonparsley, dried 2 1/2teaspoonsalt, optional 1 1/2teaspoonthyme, ground 1/2teaspoonpepper 1eachzucchini, thinly sliced 16ozgarbanzo beans, canned, drained 1cupelbow, or shell macaroni, small, uncooked 1/4cupparmesan cheese, grated, optionalDirections:In a slow cooker, combine beef, water, tomatoes, bouillon, onion, parsley, salt if desired, […]