Of course red beans and rice are good, but did you know just how good they are for you? They’re a great source of fiber (a single cup offers 16 grams). They’re good for your heart (they help reduce cholesterol levels). Red beans are also an excellent source of protein, energy-boosting carbs, iron, magnesium, vitamin B1, … More Peppery Red Beans and Rice That’s Healthy-ish
New Orleans is a place for storytellers. Ask anyone there, or even one outside of the city who simply loves it, and they’ll have some anecdote for you about the Crescent City. The story can be about the food, the music, or the culture. It can be a comedy, a tragedy, or an autobiography filled … More How Do You Red Bean, LOLIS ERIC ELIE?
If you were into the rock and roll scene of the 1990’s you have probably heard of the band, Cowboy Mouth. They had the catchy hit song, “Jenny Says” that played over and over on the radio all across the United States. Paul Sanchez was one of the founding members of the band in 1990 … More How Do You Red Bean, PAUL SANCHEZ?
Growing up in southern Louisiana, John Besh was always around hunting, fishing, family and cooking. At age 9, Besh began helping in the kitchen and cooking for his siblings. After putting his own unique spin on the recipes he was cooking from, he was encouraged to continue to cook. Besh joined the Marines and served … More How Do You Red Bean, JOHN BESH?