How Can Anybody Cook Beans Without Bacon Fat? Blog at (1/2010)

How Can Anybody Cook Beans Without Bacon Fat?

Jan. 24, 2010 7:28 am 
Updated: Jan. 24, 2010 11:44 am
I got up Saturday morning and fried all the bacon I had in the fridge .. didn't eat it (the family finally picked away at it all day until nothing was left but the greasy empty plate), I only wanted to save the bacon grease for flavoring. Soaked some navy beans all day and decided to… MORE
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Tags:  Health, Meal Ideas
Jan. 9, 2010 6:23 am 
Updated: Jan. 10, 2010 4:27 am
I love the grilled chicken at El Polo Tropicale (? sp).  It smells divine and tastes even better than it smells. I buy boneless skinless chicken breasts every time they are on sale, we love to eat chicken; I don't have much of a repertoire when it comes to healthy chicken recipes.  Do… MORE
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Jan. 5, 2010 11:07 am 
Updated: Jan. 6, 2010 3:40 am
that is, if I had looked in a book. Oh how I love cookbooks, a mass of which encompass most of the shelves of my pantry; once in awhile I will get a few of them out, spread them out on the table and simply go "cookbook diving" (the foodie version of dumpster diving) to find… MORE
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Tags:  Meal Ideas, Family
Jan. 3, 2010 3:40 pm 
Updated: Jan. 5, 2010 10:45 am
I watch a lot of the Food Network shows; I'm a slave to Top Chef though I have no idea why "oh grawtin" has become "grat-tan" or what a ceviche is ... I had the opportunity to purchase a nice Cuisanart (? spelling) from a coworker as she was upgrading to something else (she was sorry she sold… MORE
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Jan. 2, 2010 7:54 am 
Updated: Jan. 5, 2010 11:13 am
I have a sedentary job; I work at home, I wear an oversized tee shirt (getting harder to find one "oversized") and slippers as garb of choice while working.  My travel time from bed to desk chair is based on how long it takes me to fish for slippers under the bed in the dark by "foot,"… MORE
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