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black beans

  • Roasted Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Kale Salad

    Roasted Sweet Potato, Black Beans and Kale

    Sweet Potato, Black Beans and Kale
    Around this time of the year, when sweet potatoes are abundant at the market, this roasted sweet potato, black bean and kale salad is one of the meals we make regularly. We’v been through a few modifications, but it’s loosely based on a recipe we found years ago on the … Continue Reading...

  • Spiced Rice and Beans

    Spiced Rice and Beans

    I’ve probably made about a million variations of rice and beans, it’s an easy meal to throw together at a moment’s notice, especially if you have some plain rice and beans cooked already.

    I thought about this spiced rice and beans on a long exhausting ride home on one … Continue Reading...

  • Black Beans and Okra


    I’ve been a little unwell lately, it started with a little tickle in my throat that turned into a cough, days later I’ve developed a cold or something like it.
    Whatever it is, I hope it passes soon, I don’t like feeling this way and I can’t seem to do … Continue Reading...

  • Rice and Black Beans

    Black Beans & Rice

    This is what I come home to on some Fridays, rice and black beans – It’s @adjoa’s specialty.

    My mom usually announces as soon as I come through the door, “your sister made waakye, if you’re nice to her maybe she’ll give you some,” When ever am I … Continue Reading...

  • Millet And Black Bean Salad


    I’ve always had this romantic idea that I’d move to the town my grandmother was born, my ancestral home, and start a farm. I imagine a quiet modest farm surrounded by pristine wilderness.
    While this dream is inhibited by the fact that I don’t have the wildest clue about … Continue Reading...