• 15-Minute Brazilean Feijoada

    I really like black beans. I like to include them along with red kidney beans in my chili recipe and I also ask for them any time I order a chicken burrito bowl at a quick-service Mexican restaurant. I’ve even put a few spoonfuls of black beans on my homemade chicken tacos a couple of times. However, I have not been able to convince my husband to join me in enjoying any of the above-mentioned meals. Why? Because my husband doesn’t like black beans–or any other type of bean–and he’ll always find a meal alternative that protects him from having to consume them. It’s not that my hubby is a…

  • 15-Minute Portuguese Caldo Verde Soup

    I once read that caldo verde soup is commonly served during celebrations that are held in Portugual. So, this delicious soup might be served at birthday parties, weddings or other types of important gatherings in Europe’s oldest country. However, there are often so many things vying for a parent’s time and attention that simply finding a way to prepare a tasty and healthy meal for one’s family is reason enough to celebrate! If you’ve been following along since I started sharing my cultural foods recipe hacks last fall, you’ve probably noticed that I try to keep the number of ingredients–and the amount of time–needed for my recipes at a minimum.…