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Creamy Mexican Carrot Soup Recipe

A healthy creamy carrot soup with Mexican spices
Apr 3, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Kate Sears

Dina Cheney's Meatless All Day is an undisputable reminder that Meatless Mondays can, and shall, be awesome. This light but flavorful carrot soup is a delicious way to pack away a few servings of vegetables.

Stir-Fried Greens With Fermented Black Beans Recipe

A vegetarian mix of spring greens and black beans
Mar 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Clare Winfield

Extend spring cleaning past the closet and do something good for your body with culinary authority Jenny Chandler. Her latest book, The Better Bean Cookbook, extols the virtues of vegetarian, protein-packed legumes and offers a world of ways to prepare them. Just like anything fermented, Chinese black bean sauce adds a tangy savory punch to healthy greens.

Feijoada Fritters With Collard Greens Recipe

Brazil's national dish, now in tasty fritter form!
Feb 5, 2014 4:00 pm
Photo: Kate Sears

Don't let the World Cup sneak up on you without a few recipes from My Rio de Janiero, by renowned cook and author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz. A follow-up to her first book, The Brazilian Kitchen, My Rio de Janiero explores the city's diverse cuisine by neighborhood. Check out her riff on the national dish of feijoada, a bean and meat stew. 

Easy Beer Beans Recipe

Savory beer-spiked beans in half an hour, flat
Jan 22, 2014 4:00 pm
Photo: Mark Shaw

Have you ever had really good beans? I’m talking about those refried beans made with lard that will make you not care how bad your clogged arteries hurt. I know I shouldn’t eat too much lard, but I still want some delicious frijoles to go with my rice, and this recipe for beer-infused black beans makes me feel better about everything.

13 Smart Ways To Use A Can Of Beans Tonight

Dinner tonight, starring that magical fruit
Jan 9, 2014 1:00 pm

Everyone's got a can of beans in the pantry somewhere. I mean, you have cans of every other random thing, surely you've got some pintos or cannelinis lying around. Garbanzos? Frijoles negros? Should we just keep naming kinds of beans, or are you going to peruse these excellent recipes sure to free up a little extra room in your cabinets? 

Fried Egg Taco With Avocado And Chipotle Black Beans Recipe

Wrapped with avocado, black beans, chipotle sauce
Sep 1, 2013 10:00 am
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Photo: Joel Salcido and Dennis Burnett

We're currently obsessed with the Austin Breakfast Tacos cookbook, having enjoyed more than one on a Food Republic field trip down South. All the famous egg tacos are in there, but this recipe via Adam at food blog Tasty Touring has those famous beans. We're all about famous beans.

Tuna Burrito With Fresh Salsa And Black Bean Dip Recipe

A deep-fried fresh fish burrito we're obsessed with
Jul 16, 2013 3:01 pm
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Photo: Björn Tesch

We got our hands on one of the best fish cookbooks we've encountered in recent memory, authored by two of Sweden's best-known chefs. What you'd never be able to tell from the cover is how rock-crazy these guys are — their "pairings" encourage you to listen to the White Stripes, Kiss, Smashing Pumpkins and the Beatles (among others) while you prepare a spectacular fish dish, like this fried tuna burrito.

8 Recipes With Beans For This Winter

Beans, beans, good for the heart...
Jan 7, 2013 1:16 pm
Photo: Bark Hot Dogs

Hearty, rib-sticking bean recipes are one of many ways to arm yourself against the bitter cold of midwinter. We've got 8 that'll have you...well, not spending much time in the kitchen at all. However you like them best, we've got a recipe for you. Peruse these easy, delicious and fiberrific dishes if you need an idea for dinner tonight.


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