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Making Black Beans

I got this crock pot as a Christmas Gift about 15+ years ago. It only goes on to high or low heat, but it does do the job of making beans. One day I will get one of those Insta Pots, for now my Crock Pot is fine. I didn't measure the spices, it was more like eyeballing. The salt was about 1/2 teaspoon, because you can taste at the near end and correct it, but when you add too much salt it's just salty. The olives and the bacon have salt in it so just wait and taste.Cilantro, not everyone likes it so leave it out and use something else you do like. I also should have chopped the...

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Accessory Designer Sherri Hobson Cooking and Talking

My good friend Sherri comes by and makes a one pot meal, vegetables and salmon.  She also talks about her creative journey, Paris, and food. Her headpieces are sculptural works of art and she is still on a creative journey.  https://www.legacybeauloni.com/ Follow her on Instagram @legacy_beauloni Above photo Loni, Sherri's daughter  

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Gisela Stops by the Kitchen and Makes Empanadas

Gisela is a stylist with Cuban roots and he pops in the talk about family, styling, and cooking. Follow Gisela on Instagram @giselavierastyle She likes to dress up and enjoys the glamour of it. Styling Jobs RECIPE AND DETAILSEmpanada RecipeTURKEY PICADILLO (mince)INGREDIENTS:1/4 cup olive oil1 medium Spanish onion, chopped6 garlic cloves, minced4 bay leaves 2 lbs ground turkey (or ground beef if preferred)14 oz can diced tomatoes in juice3/4 cup golden raisins (can put more or less in to taste)3/4 cup sliced, drained, pimiento stuffed olives (can put more or less in to taste)1/4 cup tomato paste1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 - 3 teaspoons cumin (can put more or less in to taste)Salt to tasteWhite pepper...

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