All posts tagged: black beans

Lazy Lady Soup

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Soup

Black Bean Soup It’s cold and raining outside and I don’t want to go to the market.  Black bean soup is a recipe that can easily be made if you properly stock your pantry.  When I don’t feel like making a big to-do about food but I want something home cooked, it’s time for pantry soup.   I call this my “lazy lady soup” because I get a lot of help from the grocery store. […]

¡Pura Vida!

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Fish

Pan Seared Sea Bass Casado Casado means married man in Spanish.  Casado is a classic Costa Rican meal that includes any protein accompanied with black beans, white rice and plantains.  The origins of the name are thought to come from restaurant customers asking to be treated as casados.  Customers eating like married men.  I learned this dish because I married a Costa Rican.   I like to think of my version as Casado alla Mexicana.  I […]