Tag: Legumes

Navy Beans

Navy Beans

When my mother was growing up in Mississippi, lunch was called dinner and what we know as dinner was supper. Dinner, served around noon was the heaviest meal of the day. Quite a few European, Central and South American cultures still follow the same way 

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

My father’s first cousin lived in Ethiopia in the 1980’s where her husband served as an ambassador from Jamaica. She taught me how to make these lentils shine in East African style. The result is very different than French Lentil Soup but no less beguiling.