Char’s Delicious Baked Beans

My grandma has a delicious 4 Bean Hot Dish that I LOVE.  Well, yesterday I was at a work pot-luck and tried this delicious Baked Beans recipe that I needed to share: Gdula Beans   2 can (28 oz) baked beans 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, drained 1 can (15 oz) baby lima beans, drained 1 can (15 oz) butter …

Radiatore Pasta Salad (aka Pig Brain Salad)

My cousin Anna started calling it Pig Brain Salad because of the shape of the noodles.  There are no actual pig brains in the salad. Dressing 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Oil 1/2 Cup Vinegar Dash of Garlic Powder Salad 1 Pound of Radiatore Pasta, cooked and drained Shredded Carrots Green Peas, cooked cooled and drained Corn, cooked cooled and drained Mix …

4 Bean Hot Dish – My favorite baked beans!

1/2 Pound of Bacon – browned and fat drained off 1 Pound of Hamburger & Onions – Browned and fat drained off 1 Can of Green Lima Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Kidney  Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Butter Beans (don’t drain any of the juices) 1 Can Pork & Beans (don’t drain any of …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Capers, Walnuts and Anchovies

This recipe is from Food & Wine Magazine.  THIS IS AMAZING!! Contributed by Michael Symon   ACTIVE: 30 MIN TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 15 MIN SERVINGS: 10  INGREDIENTS 3 pounds brussels sprouts, quartered 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup walnuts 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon grainy mustard 2 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed and chopped …

FRIJOLES NEGROS

FRIJOLES NEGROS “Black Beans” Yields 8 servings. 1 lb. black beans 10 cups of water —————————————- 2/3 C. olive oil 1 onion 4 cloves of garlic 2 green pepper 4 t. salt 1/2 t. pepper 1/4 c. oregano 1 bay leaf 2 T. sugar —————————————- 2 T.  vinegar 2 T. cooking wine 2 T. olive oil Wash beans and soak …

Grilled Fresh Asparagus

Ingredients 2 pounds asparagus Olive oil Salt Extra pork marinade from Grilled Pork Tenderloin recipe Instructions Prepare the grill. Snap off tough ends of asparagus and trim scales. Arrange spears in baking dish or heavy-duty zip-top bag; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill thin spears in a grill pan or basket; arrange thicker spears perpendicular to grates …

Kimchi

Ingredients: ð       2 whole Napa Cabbages ð       1 Cup of Kosher Salt ð       10 Cups of Water ð       7 Tbsp of Anchovy Sauce or Fish Sauce ð       1 1/4 Cup of Crushed Red Pepper ð       8 Pieces of Green Onion, chopped ð       1/2 of a Radish  (Korean radish or Daikon radish) ð       1 Whole Garlic, peeled and minced ð       1 …

Wild Rice Casserole

12 oz pkg wild rice  ( I sometimes use 2/3 wild rice and 1/3 brown rice) 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 large onion—–diced 1/4 cup  olive oil 2 cans consomme 1 1/2 cans water 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/4 cup slivered almonds Wash rice. Brown onion and mushrooms in oil. Mix rice, onion, mushrooms, soups (undiiluted) and water. Brown …

Grilled Corn on the Cob

For those of you who have seen Nacho Libre, you may recognize the finished product because of the character Esqueleto.  He ate it constantly throughout the movie. It is also served at a restaurant I like in New York called Café Habana.  It is so yummy that I thought I’d share the recipe. Ingredients 1.       Corn on the cob – …