White Bean Cherry Tomato Salad

For the last few weeks, I have been traveling up the East coast to visit family. I returned to a garden OVERFLOWING with cherry tomatoes! I have been searching high and low for cherry tomato recipes so they don't go bad before I eat them. This white bean cherry tomato salad recipe was simple to make and a delicious vegetarian dinner. White Beans:  Canned vs Dried This tomato salad recipe calls for about 3 cups of cooked white beans. If you are in a hurry, you can use canned white beans that you drain and rinse. If you have a bit of time, … [Read more...]

How to Make Real New England Style Homemade Baked Beans

I grew up in New England where homemade baked beans are practically a staple at most back yard barbeques. My parents and grandparents all had ceramic bean pots, whose sole purpose was to present those delicious little beans to the masses at every summer holiday. I learned how to make homemade baked beans from my mother at a very early age and took for granted that everyone knew how to make them. And then I moved south. Upon graduating from college I moved to Texas and realized that not everyone understand what the term 'homemade' means … [Read more...]