Category Archives: Pork

New Mexican Green Chile Stew

Green Chile Stew is a recipe that takes it’s cues from the Fall Season in the sense that it’s hearty and warming, but is filled with new and exciting flavors too. The heat level of this stew is actually quite mild, meaning we can easily imagine gobbling up a bowl without having to pause for […]


Enchiladas have a long history. “Chillapitzalli” was the first name for enchiladas, and it is a combination of two words from the Aztec language Nahuatl that meant Chile and flute. Enchiladas began as fish wrapped in tortillas. They evolved, and the traditional enchilada became something more than just fish wrapped up. A corn tortilla is […]

Brazilian Stew (Feijoada)

  Feijoada (fay-ZWAH-da) is a traditional Brazilian stew made from black beans and a mix of pork and beef. (Can substitute chicken If you like). In Brazil, each region has its own particular style and flair and most dishes include black beans and rice, but Feijoada is recognized as the national dish. We have taken […]

Sausage Barley Soup – Crock Pot Recipe

This recipe is a favorite when I have made it for family and co-workers and people often ask for the recipe.  It is absolutely wonderful with crusty bread on a cold evening. Ingredients · 2 pound Italian sausage · 1 cup diced onion · 2 tablespoons minced garlic · 2 tablespoons The Bean and The […]

Roasted Pork Chicken and Sausage

This is a family favorite for large family dinners or when you have company.  It’s easy and soooooo Yummy!!! INGREDIENTS For the Roasting Salt: 2 Tbls The Bean and The Leaf Herbs De Provence 1 Tbls The Bean and The Leaf Ground Rosemary 2 Tbls The Bean and The Leaf Rubbed Sage 2 to 3 […]