Skinny Beef Chili #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on February 17, 2013

Sometimes nothing is more satisfying than a steaming bowl of chili. There’s something irresistible about that combination of meat, beans, and spices, simmering all day in a tangy gravy that beckons the taste buds. Whether you eat it straight, scoop it up with chips, or smother it over a hotdog or fries, it’s one dish […]


Review: Cook! SF’s Real Simple Delicious Soups

by Anne Papina on January 23, 2013

It’s not often that the words clean, fresh, and wholesome are used to describe packaged soups. In fact, I’m not sure it’s ever been done, which is why I was so impressed with Cook! SF’s product line. I was first introduced to their soups at the FoodBuzz Food Blogger Festival last fall. Imagine a room […]


Mom’s Savory Pork ‘n’ Beans #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on September 2, 2012

It all began with a leftover ham bone and a hungry husband. At least that’s how my mom tells it. My dad suggested cooking the ham bone with some beans, and my mom built this dish around it. The rest, I guess, is history. This week my friends in the #SundaySupper group are hosting a […]


Louisiana Style Red Beans

by Anne Papina on June 10, 2001

Louisiana Style Red Beans   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 6 hours Total time 6 hours 15 mins   Recipe type: Side Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 1 lb dry kidney beans Tony Chachere’s Original Seasoning 2 small onions, chopped ½ green bell pepper, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 […]