Category Understanding Ingredients

The starting point of your food: the INGREDIENTS. They’re key to making a successful product, so you’d better understand them. What they’re made of, how they work, and what to look out for when choosing just exactly which ingredient to use.

Why Oxtail Is Perfect For Soup

oxtail bones

For years I’d been making a family recipe for brown bean soup with a packet of dried oxtail soup, not thinking much about it. The soup always turned out great, with a lot of flavor. Never did I think twice…

Why Use (Black) Beans in Brownies?

black bean brownie stack

Always looking for a new experiment, I decided to try my hand at some black bean brownies the other day. Looking for a fun variation on brownies, and having some left-over sweet potato, I ended up making sweet potato-black bean…