Red Beans And Rice

We ate a lot of beans when I was a kid.  Baked beans almost every week in the winter, bean soup at least once a month, and bean salads when Mom found a new recipe in Woman’s Day.  In the summer we took canned beans along on picnics. But I never tasted red beans and…
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Buttermilk Corn Bread

Since both corn and chili peppers originated in America, it is not surprising that chili and corn bread go well together. Scientists believe that Native American farmers in Mexico spotted the food potential in a wild plant called teosinte, perhaps as early as 10,000 years ago.  While no one knows for certain, most likely early…
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White Chicken Chili

I was introduced to white chicken chili by our daughter-in-law at a wonderful little restaurant called Le The in Hudson, Wisconsin.  Le The has closed its doors, but I will never forget their outstanding service and food. When I told my wife about the chili, she said “That sounds good,” and so I began experimenting…
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