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BUSH’S CUBAN STYLE BLACK BEANS

BUSH’S CUBAN STYLE BLACK BEANS

Steve brought these home. I never saw them before. He took them in his lunch mixed with rice and fire roasted tomatoes. I was about to throw the can when I noticed he left a few. One half cup exactly, but just enough to give them a hearty taste test with a bunch of fresh cilantro, fresh grind black pepper and nothing else. And wow, yes. So this is what Cuban tastes like?

I didn’t feel many peppers and onions, probably because they were softened to the point of absorption. The label didn’t mention turmeric, but it sure tasted like it was there. Nice touch. Oops went back to check on the photo and indeed turmeric was listed as the last ingredient. Good idea to add that particular flavor. Done expertly. It’s easy to go overboard on turmeric.

Black beans aren’t a creamy bean like the pinto bean. They’re chewy and sometimes not processed long enough. These were perfect. Steve said the grocery stores we go to most often don’t carry them. It takes a bus ride to get these.

Next time buy more!







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Tofurky Plant Based Savory Gravy

TOFURKY PLANT BASED SAVORY GRAVY

Pre-made, pre-packaged of course. We can always use more animal-free gravies and sauces. It’s the sauce, the gravy, the drizzle that makes or completes, enhances or highlights what’s under it. And so it has always been revered and respected and looked after with great care. Pass the gravy. Who says no? Of course we doctor it up and take it to the moon!

Serves 4

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Salsa Cream – GOAT

SALSA CREAM – GOAT

Salsa and dairy free cream cheese with fresh cilantro and scallion. Serve cold with tortilla chips as an appetizer snack, or hot over Smoky Mashed Potatoes as a gravy with a few chips as dippers for a light supper, or with a side of veggie sausage for breakfast!

Or, how about this: A SALSA CREAM ALFREDO. Or, Salsa Cream MAC & CHEESE?

All the BASES are covered! No need to panic when you’re with Chef Davies-Tight.

Makes 3 cups

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Cranberry Cider Pudding Sauce

CRANBERRY CIDER PUDDING SAUCE

Those cranberry skins can get in the way of enjoying the cranberries. So what do we do? Make a pudding-like sauce that smooths the edges making the entire cranberry experience one to savor. Cilantro – in ground seed form and fresh leaves – now becomes something to talk about. You could call it the Halfway Cranberry Sauce – both jellied and whole in the same elegant sauce!

Makes 3-1/4 cups

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Matzo Chili

MATZO CHILI

FIVE STAR. Do I need to say more? Follow The Recipe. Wouldn’t ya know that the best chili I ever had turned out to be Jewish, says Steve, who practically ate the whole pot! Man is this good…

Makes 13 cups