Barbecue’s Slave History & Its Effect on Culture + Vegan Baked Beans

A couple weeks ago on our coleslaw post, I mentioned that barbecue has its roots embedded in slavery. You didn’t actually think I’d leave you hanging without more to the story, did ya? Because I’m here to go a ‘lil deeper into that history – as well as share this sweet, smoky, and tender baked beans…

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The Perfect Pinto Beans

THE MORE YA EAT, THE MORE YA EMBARRASS YA DANG SELF. I take no shame in that however, because beans are damn near essential for a plant based diet. They’re great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacking – you name it, you can eat beans with it. I put up a recipe for “from scratch” black…

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Pressure-Cooked Black Beans

If you follow a vegetarian/vegan diet, you probably know how to make black beans from scratch. And if you don’t, you should. There’s an entire populations that live off the stuff (it’s the breakfast staple in Guatemala) and if you ever run out of money or fancy vegan foods, then what are you gonna do?…

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Garlic Sriracha Hummus

Throw two popular trends together and this is what you get. In actuality, this recipe emerged out of necessity. See, if you’ve viewed some of my other recipes, you know that I’m a firm supporter of aquafaba – the liquid from a can of chickpeas. Although, when you continuously use aquafaba, those chickpeas start to…

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