Easy Green Beans with Bacon Recipe

Amanda M. Rye

Posted: Jul 19, 2022 · Updated: Oct 19, 2020 by Jenny McGruther · This site earns income from ads, affiliate links, and sponsorships. This green beans with bacon recipe is a family favorite. It’s so simple to make, and never fails to please. You start by cooking bacon with shallots, […]

How to Cook Black Beans From Scratch

Amanda M. Rye

We love this ridiculously simple black beans recipe made in one pot on the stove. Homemade black beans are ultra-flavorful, creamy, and taste much better than canned. Tips for cooking black beans in a pressure cooker (like an Instant Pot) are in the video and recipe. Jump to the Black […]

The Best Baked Beans EVER

Amanda M. Rye

The Best Baked Beans Ever are the perfect mix of sweet and savory. These old fashioned beans will liven up any BBQ or cookout! Judy’s Baked Beans got a glow up! If you’re a long time reader of IGE then you know there’s room for just one baked bean recipe […]

Homemade “Refried” Beans – Taste And See

Amanda M. Rye

These Homemade “Refried” Beans are creamy and cheesy and so delicious!  And they aren’t really fried twice, in fact, they aren’t fried at all.  I use canned pinto beans sauteed with chicken stock, onion, garlic, and salt and pepper.  Then they’re mashed and evaporated milk is stirred in.  Finally, chunks […]

Vegetarian Red Beans & Rice

Amanda M. Rye

This vegetarian – and vegan! – red beans and rice recipe checks all the boxes. Cozy and comforting? Check. Hearty and healthy? Check. Just about the cheapest dinner recipe around? Big ‘ol check. I don’t know about you, but grocery bills have been causing me physical pain lately. $8 for […]