A Girl’s Gotta Eat (Rice & Beans)

I have a confession. I’m….a VEGETARIAN! (Insert Wilhelm Scream here.) I do eat dairy and eggs. I don’t eat fish, poultry, or red meat. In short, I don’t eat things that have faces. (I do it mostly for environmental and humanitarian reasons, rather than for “animals are people too” reasons, but that’s a story for another post.)…

How to Cook Black Beans

There are many, many ways to do this. Whatever you do, it’s going to take you a bit of time, but it’s so worth it. How much time? That depends. Whatever method you use, start off by rinsing the dried beans and checking them just to make sure there aren’t any non-beans (e.g. little pebbles)…