The Humble, Yet Mighty Tasty Pinto Bean

The humble pinto bean, it comes from a fine family, phaseolus vulgaris or the common bean family, better known by many as frijol pinto the "painted bean" or frijoles for short. First of all a bit of a warning, never use any of the common bean family if they’ve sprouted, and when you cook them, start at a high setting on the stove of the crock pot. Beans such as pintos, and especially kidney...

Tim’s Almost Famous Unpatented Mead Chicken

Since I retired I’ve been slowly acclimating myself to being a house husband. Rest assured that I have a long way to go in many areas. I am catching on to the concept sorting laundry, but it still seems pointless to me. I’m utterly hopeless at loading a dishwasher, but I think I have some of the buttons figured out. I’ve figured out the vacuum and dustbuster…pretty sure at least. But...