A mix of black beans, black-eyed peas, and garbanzo beans, corn, onion, garlic, parsley, and basil tossed with a red wine and olive oil vinaigrette dressing makes a fabulous dip or side dish. Kidney beans and navy beans can also be used.
A spin on a traditional favorite, this recipe combines corn and rye flours along with butter and deep brown sugar to make a deliciously toasty, exceptionally comforting shortbread. The darker the sugar, the more rich it seems to taste.
Broccoli keeps very good company in this wonderful salad. There's fresh cheese tortellini, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds, broccoli florets, red onion, and a sweet and sour mayonnaise dressing tossed in for good measure.
There's nothing like a warm and comforting casserole to soothe an edgy day. Combine egg noodles with a rich blend of cream of mushroom soup, evaporated milk, canned tuna, American cheese and chopped onion. Bake with a crust of potato chips and paprika.