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baked beans with mesquite

pork & beans

Mastering a basic baked bean recipe will broaden your horizons completely! The multitude of additions can take basic beans in any direction you want.

chili with smoke & cocoa

How to make a delectable chili is more about the ingredients and a little time than it is about skill and finesse! There’s a chili for all tastes – hearty beef chili, chicken chili, turkey chili, pork chili, vegetarian chili, seafood chili, spicy chili, smoky chili, sweet chili – so the next time you make chili, switch it up and add to your repertoire of chili recipes, there’s 1000’s to choose from!

sausage meatballs marinara

Sausages can be turned into meatballs with a simple pinch and slide saving you a boatload of time customizing your own recipe. Try this on for size and you’ll be enjoying meatballs more often than you thought possible!

beef stew stroganoff

beef stew stroganoff

Beef stew meets beef stroganoff in this very simple one pot wonder. Bypass the carrots, celery and potatoes usually found in a beef stew and serve them on the side. This is enhanced by sliced onions, garlic, red wine, tomatoes and beef stock for a deep, rich satisfying stew, laced with sour cream which turns it into stroganoff.

creamy chickpea pasta sauce

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Pasta sauce that starts with, or should I say ends with one of the healthiest beans puréed to resemble full-fat cream, is a pasta sauce I’m happy to embrace. Richness can come in many forms, remember cauliflower cream sauce! Come to think of it, you could us that in place of the chickpeas but for…

beef ragù

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Ragù – it doesn’t get more basic – carrots, celery, onions, ground beef, canned tomatoes, red wine and broth with a finish of hot milk come together to create this Italian classic, Thanks to your food processor and a big pot, a gloriously legit ragù is yours for the taking and will give the classic ragù Bolognese a run for its money – and that ain’t no bologna!