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Laredo Pinto Beans

This recipe is from the Jackie Clay’s Pantry Cookbook that is listed on my favorite books page. It is full of recipes on how to cook from stored, canned and preserved foods. It is published by Backwoods Home Magazine. This … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Stew

Since Oklahoma began as the Indian Nations Territory, I had to add a stew that used the Three Sisters of Native American’s diet. The Sisters are corn, squash and beans. This stew is best paired with cornbread, corn fritters or even … Continue reading

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Sooner Black Bean Soup

The fresh high notes of the lime and cilantro are excellent in this soup. You can use either dried beans or a can (16 ozs) of black beans in this soup. I prefer using the dried, soaked beans. 16 ozs … Continue reading

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Chili Con Carne

This is an easy dish that you can do on a week night. Yes, it does have beans in it and if my husband’s friends in Texas found we ate any kind of chili with beans, he would not be allowed … Continue reading

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Red Beans and Rice

This dish is always a big hit around our place. Sometimes we use as a main dish with cornbread for lunch. The we use as it a side for dinner. The beans have a lot of protein and the rice … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Baked Beans

During the past week, we went to several meetings for the OK Cattleman’s Association. The most recent one was at the Fisher Ranch. Nice Cattle, even nicer horses! At most events here in OK, one of the sides is almost always baked … Continue reading

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Three Bean Sausage Stew

The reason why I love soups and stews so much is that you can use the same veggies but use different spices and you can get a very different tasting dish. This has a slightly Indian style taste profile because … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Almost any soup is a good candidate for cast iron cooking and emergency cooking. This soup uses some fresh veggies but you can easily substitute with dried veggies. The canned veggies are convenient in an emergency situation. This soup has a … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Corn Dip

This is another easy snack for hungry sports fans.  For a special treat, serve with warmed thin style tortilla chips or even flatbread. 1 can (15 ozs) Black Beans, rinsed 1 can (15 oz) White Corn, drained 3 medium Tomatoes, … Continue reading

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White Bean Soup

Yup, I’m wanting some cool weather! Another one pot dish, that will feed a crowd of people. 3 cups dried White Beans, (Navy, Northern or cannellini) 8 cups Water 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) 1 large Onion, Chopped … Continue reading

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