Cajun-Style Grilled Foil Packets

You can’t go wrong with foil packets. They are a complete meal in one package.

These are especially tasty.
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Black Beans with Rice

This is a truly delicious way to make use of the last bit of a bone in ham.

The ham bone create a wonderfully flavored broth. The beans make it thick and hearty.
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Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup

Submitted on 6/9/2016 by John for Asian Theme Week (the week of 6/26/2016)

Author bio: Contributing Author for

Recipe country of origin Thailand

Description: I found this recipe on and thought it would be fun a try.

This recipe is easily adaptable when it comes to the veggies. Sub in or add carrots, potatoes or leeks. Or for a purely veg version change up the chicken broth for vegetable broth and omit the chicken.

Just be sure to keep the lime and the peanut buttery taste to complement the spiciness of the curry and you’re in business.

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Gallo Pinto

Submitted on 6/7/2016 by Anonymous for Latin Theme Week (the week of 6/19/2016)

Author bio: A lover of all things Costa Rican.

Recipe country of origin Costa Rica

Description: You might call this the Costa Rican nation dish. Every restaurant has it on their menu. If you never had it you should. Only then will you understand all the fuss about it. Continue reading “Gallo Pinto”