This hearty black bean soup studded with crispy chorizo will quickly find a place in your recipe rotation. IT is easy to double and the perfect make-ahead: Freeze in individual portions and pull out what you need for a satisfying dinner or last.
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.
The Smithsonian Institution is home to some of the most culturally significant artifacts in American history. While the Smithsonian archives all facets of culture, their collection of culinary memorabilia is particularly fascinating. From political movements to fast food fads, here are some of the most interesting food items in their collection.