Category Archives: Mexican

Coco de Paimpol Bean Chili

It’s the season for fresh beans in France.   The most famous of these are Coco de Paimpol and also my favorite.  In order to take full advantage of the season, this is my 3rd dish I have made with these … Continue reading

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Chili Verde

I’ve never made chili verde before, but I’ve always wanted to.  I’ve always lived in places where the fresh chillies and tomatillos were not available.  I should have never left California 😀 I remember my mother and her friend roasting … Continue reading

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Texican Pantry Chili

Our refrigerator freezer is back in action.  The thing was only 2 years old and needed major repairs!  I don’t understand how things work anymore.  We’ve had appliances that were 15 years old that never needed repair.  If only they … Continue reading

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Smoked Pork Neck Bone and Pinto Bean Chili

Over the holidays we went to Baltimore to stay a few days with our son and his girlfriend.  They have a townhouse in an area of Baltimore that is being “gentrified.”  As this area is still in progress, there are … Continue reading

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Fresh Borlotti Chili Beans

As you know, I like fresh beans when I can get them.  Fortunately, the Scranton farmer’s market has a few farmers who grow borlotti/red coco beans or what they call cranberry beans to shell.  These beans are quite a bit … Continue reading

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Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Pinto Beans

I’m back in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  My bathroom in France is still not finished.  I just kicked everyone out, locked the doors and hopped on the plane, hoping to forget that nightmare until it’s time to go back, fire the renovation … Continue reading

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