We all seem to have a love/hate relationship with pasta. We love to eat it but hate the guilt that comes with it, right? So many carbs and calories, made worse by a heavy meat sauce or tons of cheese. Most of us have emotions and memories piled on top of that from our childhood. I remember spaghetti night when I was a kid. Mom … Continue reading You Can Eat Pasta!
Pinquito beans are small pink beans from the Santa Maria Valley on the Central Coast of California, where I spent 22 years living and raising my kids. To the best of my knowledge, they are not grown anywhere else. Imagine my excitement when I found a bean company that ships them all over the US! (thank you Rancho Gordo) Pinquitos have a distinct strong bean … Continue reading Pinquito Beans & Okra