PICKLE POT BEANS

PICKLE POT BEANS Beans, sweet pickles, Black & Tan beer, prunes, fresh ginger and soy bacon combined with smoky paprika, coriander, garlic, mustard and extra virgin olive oil. Beautiful achievements of flavors and textures! Rich in all ways! Served with fresh cilantro sprigs! Makes about 15 cups

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS

SHARON’S FAT-FREE STOVE-TOP BEANS AND FRANKS Animal-free hot dog slices sauteed with charred onion, then cooked in a Balsamic, brown sugar and garlic marinade. Mixed with canned baked beans, pinto beans and soy bacon bits. Nobody would notice the absence of fat. Rich and delicious! Makes 5-1/2 cups

BAKED BEANS AND BAKED POTATOES

BAKED BEANS AND BAKED POTATOES Caramelized onion combined with baked beans and baked potatoes, then simmered in a sweet curry-coriander brown sugar tomato sauce. Served with black pepper fatty rice molds. Who says you can’t serve potatoes with beans, and rice with potatoes? Nobody anymore! Makes 6 cups rice and 8 cups beans

MANCINI BEANS

MANCINI BEANS A great bean recipe using all cans–no peeling, slicing or dicing. Vegetarian Baked Beans, black beans, whole kernel corn, tomatoes and Mancini Fried Peppers with Onion. Seasoned with garlic, basil and mint! Makes 9 cups

BAKED BEANS AND GREENS CASSEROLE

BAKED BEANS AND GREENS CASSEROLE Fresh collard greens and onion mixed with canned baked beans flavored with tomato sauce, soy bacon bits, brown sugar, Balsamic vinegar and thyme. Baked till bubbly with a Panko crumb and smoked almond crumble topping! Serves 12-16 on a buffet, or 8 very large main dish servings