Chilaquiles With Black Beans, Corn, and Salsa Verde

I found this recipe for chilaquiles on Serious Eats, it looked great, but turned out needed some work. The salsa verde was great, though charring it will make it lose it`s green color. That part was all fine, it was the topping which was lacking – it simply was not seasoned and too dry, I managed to fix it on the spot by adding some more veg and seasoning.

This is pretty easy and is a good make ahead meal.

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Super Healthy Vegetable Two Bean Chili

Ok, so the title may not make you want make it. Healthy? Blah. But this is good. And Healthy. And Easy. And perfect if you are the type to do a food cleanse, but still like to eat. I don`t do food cleanses anymore, but healthy eating is always a good thing. This is definitely healthy and is pretty unprocessed. This comes together pretty quick, and you can either do a slow cook, or get it done in about a half an hour. This was done slow.

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Black Bean Soup with Bonus Green Chile Cornbread

I think I am getting a cold. If I do I am screwed. The husband has a cold and I am trying to stave off mine since my event is on Wednesday and I don`t have time to be sick. I was able to at least finally get my table seating done for the event. It takes forever to seat 300 guests and block it out keeping mindful that one wrong table could cost me donations during the live pledge.

So yesterday I finally had to break down and go in to grab a dress. The six dresses that I had shipped from Shopbop.com just all were fails. Note to Diane Von Furstenberg, your quality is in the can for Fall 2011. So while getting my hair did, I trolled Barney`s Coop online, and while it was snow/slushing(?!?!), I figured, at least the soho store would be empty, so armed with the knowledge that there were 10 promising items on their website, I broke down and went in. Yes, it was empty, though would it kill them to stock a size 6 at the soho store? I`m 5`9, that is not a complete fatty, jeez. I walked out with one dress and waiting for another that was at the Chelsea location to be fedexed over to me. Why that can`t messenger it, I have no clue.

So I have a seating chart done, a dress, my nails are now did and I am trying not to get a cold. Time to make a black bean soup. This one`s kinda spicy cuz I like spicy and I`m hoping to kill the germs.

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