Red Beans & Rice

Ingredients: 1 lb small red beans water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 2 carrots, or 10-12 baby carrots, finely chopped 1 white onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 bay leaves 1-2 tablespoons Tony Chachere’s creole seasoning mix 12 oz Read More …

Misplaced Exorcism

This beauty came across my Facebook feed recently. (likely original source: http://www.truthdig.com/cartoon/item/the_exorcist_20150927) I had to comment. Will we ever see a cartoon depicting the pope exorcising a donkey? I doubt it, even though the donkey represents the American political party most Read More …

Kung Pao Chicken

Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts or chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon corn starch 2 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1 tablespoon sugar 1 Read More …