• 20-Minute Fish Provencal Soup

    If you’ve read any of the travel posts that I wrote about my family’s time in Greece, you already know I’m a fan of UNESCO World Heritage Sites that have cultural or historical significance. Visiting them provides a snapshot into the lives, culture and contributions of former–and sometimes even the current–residents of a given area. This is one of reasons I want to visit France so much. This popular country is home to a few dozen of these sites! My hubby took a two-week trip with his college to France back in the 80s. But, our girls and I have never been there. So, we periodically make our pitch to…

  • 15-Minute Brazilian 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…