Canned beans are a convenient shortcut, but we hoped to fool eaters into thinking we'd spent hours in the kitchen.
This dish traditionally uses beans and chili sauce rarely seen beyond California. We wanted to recreate this regional recipe with nationally available supermarket ingredients.
Forget about canned soup. Homemade soup tastes better than anything out there, and with our recipe, it's dinner in 30 minutes.
With the help of carefully chosen supporting ingredients-and an easy but essential technique-citrus can bring new life to winter salads.
In Kansas City, many barbecue joints stir "burnt ends"-tough, overcooked bits of smoked brisket, ribs, or pulled pork-into their barbecued beans. This combination of smoke and pork flavor might make Kansas City beans the best in America. We wanted to translate this recipe for the home kitchen.
We'll show you how to avoid the charred exterior and very rare center that often plagues grilled barbecue tri-tip, while pairing it with our convenient version of barbecued beans.