TBT Recipe: Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

TBT Recipe: Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Today's Throwback Thursday Recipe is one you have to make. A year ago, it was twenty degees colder here in NYC but I suspect that chill will return. When it does, this is a recipe that will simply delight you. Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has just been...
Suzi’s Butter Beans with Sautéed Onions

Suzi’s Butter Beans with Sautéed Onions

When you travel out of town for a wedding, how do you spend your spare hours? Suzen and I visit farmers markets, looking for different food ideas: regional jams, special produce, local items like spiced jerky. We were in Raleigh, North Carolina and went to the massive...
Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

It adds up. You make baked beans once or twice a month. Do that for fifty years and you can righteously claim to have strived for perfection 1000 times or more. It did take me that 1000+ tries but I now state, in full modesty, that these are the best baked bean you...
Baked Beans from Virgils Barbeque in New York City

Baked Beans from Virgils Barbeque in New York City

I first posted this recipe a year ago and little has changed. Baked beans are something we enjoy year round, but particularly in the summer. Virgil's Barbeque is still in mid-town, still serving tons of meat and great biscuits and these beans. Visit Virgil's...