Sherry’s Crock Pot Re-fried Beans

In honor of Cinco de Mayo today, check out Sherry’s Crock Pot Re-Fried Beans! An absolute favorite in her house… 3 cups dried pinto beans 5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons lard 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon […]

Blast that winter blubber now!

Spring is officially here, but you wouldn’t know it by the chilly temperatures I encountered yesterday while running at Onondaga Lake Park! With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of a very common fear for many people. The re-emergence of T-shirts, shorts, sleeveless shirts, sundresses and the all-time most dreaded item of clothing known […]

An Exciting Twist on Corned Beef and Cabbage

It’s St. Patrick’s Day this week, and many corned beef and cabbage dinners will be making their way to the table! But unfortunately, traditionally boiled corned beef and cabbage can be, well, a little boring.  Plus if you serve potatoes with it, the combination of the beef and potatoes can ignite fireworks in your gut. […]

Homemade Pizza Crust

This recipe and many others can be found in our Great Taste No Pain health guide! Note: This is designed to be cooked on a well seasoned 14 inch pizza stone. If you do not have a stone, you may wish to oil your pan and sprinkle it with cornmeal to prevent the pizza from sticking. Ingredients: […]