Chili with Beans (easy dump recipe)

the basic chili with beans mixture–not  real pretty, but tasty! (serves 4 at least) ½ C diced onion (1 small onion) 1 lb ground beef  1 can S&W black chili beans–do NOT drain (If you cannot find this, use regular black beans and add 1 T pico de gallo spice) 2 cans Rotel chopped tomatoes…

Ensalada de la Gente–Salad of the People

Disclaimer:  No!  this is not salad made of people (re Soylent Green–an amazing movie!). This is a variation of a recipe I created for a family Thanksgiving in 2002.  You can also add lettuce, tomatoes and avocado to serve.  (The dish doesn’t store well with lettuce, tomato and avocado, so if you plan on eating it over several…

Tangy Shrimp Mango Salad

A tangy shrimp salad recipe that explains quite bit, but not how to properly use the plural form of mango.

Replies to Reptiles

 History shows again and again how Nature shows up the folly of Man.Go, go Godzilla!  Did you ever notice how similar the word “Reptiles” is to “Replies”? The next time you are tempted to hit “Reply” quickly to an email, think about this. –Love, Godzilla

Kiss My Quinoa

Quinoa looks like little spaceships or some weird sort of twisted germ when cooked.

Stacey’s Secret Spice Rub

This actually takes some effort to make, but it will last for a long time in your cupboard. The best flavor is derived from harvesting your own tomatoes and onions and dehydrating them.  If you cannot do this,  I have offered some options below. (to grind any of these ingredients to powder form, you will…