Un-Refried Black Beans

By Kristy Draper / February 19, 2019 /

I love, love the Instant Pot and use it at least once or twice a week to make some type of beans. Lately, I have been cooking either black beans or pinto beans and then turning them into “refried” beans. I use the quotes, because they do not contain any oil and haven’t been fried,…

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Happy New Year!

By Kristy Draper / January 1, 2019 /

I hope you are having a peaceful start to the New Year!  2018 was a complete whirlwind! There were so many great personal moments to look back on, and so many fateful events that happened worldwide. As I think about the year that just ended, and the year that is to come, it fills me…

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Peeling Back the Layers

By Kristy Draper / September 13, 2017 /

As I sit here and write this ash is falling, a thick blanket of smoke has settled in above, and it smells as though I am in the middle of a heavy campfire. Wildfires broke out in the Columbia River Gorge, about 40 miles east of my home, over Labor Day weekend. The fires were…

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Hello world!

By Kristy Draper / November 15, 2016 /

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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