Beans/Lentils

Chorizo, Limas, and Grilled Padron Salad

Chorizo, Limas, and Grilled Padron Salad

So much Spanish flavor coming out of this dish. I cheated with the canned beans and tomatoes and it came together a whole lot quicker, as you can imagine. I’m sure the real deal from the original recipe [cooking the beans from scratch and roasting […]

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry

There has been a whole lot of nothing going on around here lately thanks to the Snowpocalypse in Portland. The 8-12″ of snow is only just starting to melt. It’s going to be a slow, slow process. As easy as it would be to cook […]

Italian White Bean Soup with Rice

Italian White Bean Soup with Rice

I’m pretty sure I used the last jar of my grandma’s tomatoes. Or maybe it was salsa. She made that sometimes. Regardless, the tomato based and that’s what I was looking for. We have this habit of saying “Thanks, grandma!” out loud anytime these jars […]

Roasted Sausage, Beans, and Greens

Roasted Sausage, Beans, and Greens

After talking about how much I’ve been lusting after Cheese Club at Cyril’s, I went! They had to reschedule December’s pick-up party because of the weather, so I could make it happen. It was better than I could have imagined. I picked up a block of […]

Beans and Greens with Sardines

Beans and Greens with Sardines

It’s really hard to get a decent photo of an egg salad sandwich, so there isn’t one for you. If you have any interest in the salad of eggs like I am, you should make this one. It was so good. I promise you can’t […]

Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich

There are a few new-to-me places I have to tell you about. Rose City Taqueria? It’s such a solid taco shop. Filling, cheap, and that green sauce is awesome. Oh and carne asada fries? Yep. Wiz Bang, the new soft serve place by the same folks […]