Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Peach Blueberry Crisp

click here for recipe:
Peach Blueberry Crisp

Subsitute 6 c. peaches for 3 c. peaches and 3 c. blueberries.

Thanks Connie, for finding and sharing this recipe with me.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Cheesy Potatoes

When our friends from North Carolina come to visit, we inevitably make this potato dish that Jennifer created. Its simple but yummy!

potatoes, peeled and cubed
butter or margarine
shredded cheddar cheese
real bacon bits
sour cream (optional)

Boil potatoes until soft to fork. Drain and pour into baking dish. Sprinkle generously with cheddar cheese and bacon bits. Bake at 350 until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream if desired.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Black Beans

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans or 1-1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged black beans rinsed, drained
  • 2 cups water or chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Saute onion, bell pepper garlic, cumin, thyme, crushed red pepper, and bay leaf in olive oil until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir in black beans, water or chicken broth,vinegar, salt , and pepper.

Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Tips for cooking black beans.


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