Tell me about your favorite beans. Did you grow up eating Navy Beans, Red Beans, Pinto Beans and more? Meat-yes no or maybe? Pintos or Navy Beans with ham hocks were a weekly dish for our family. Stories? Exotic or pedestrian, doesn't matter to me:)
This Creole classic was actually designed for the dried kidney bean—an inexpensive staple that could simmer away while Monday’s wash gets done, with a hunk of pork or sausage from Sunday night’s supper.
Olive oil has a surprising number of uses beyond just the culinary. Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen reveals how carrying a small container of olive oil can save you in some awkward situations. This special College Edition CHOW tip is part of a series aimed at helping students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.