Black Beans and Rice/Thighs with Fresh Mustard Greens

Discussion in 'Grilling Chicken' started by alx, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    These are Turtle Beans(black) that i grow...





    Cooked some rice, celery,fresh scallions and added some of my dehydrated fresh ground powders and toasted ground cumin.The pepper is a fresh mirasol that was added to rice as well.








    One of my favorite dishes,especialy leftovers/lunches






    Some marinated thighs over lump with a touch of olive wood










    Some of my fall/winter mustard greens and kale.






    Kale






    I love mustard greens.






    Washed and sauteed with bacon fat











    Ready for dinner with bacon bits and a little red wine vineagar added





    Dinner.Will be eating the kale and mustard greens all winter.
     
  2. As always, amazing spread ALX. All the best Bud...[​IMG]
     
  3. scpatterson

    scpatterson Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Man that looks good...Nice to grow youe own
     
  4. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Alex, if it is possible, you have outdone yourself with this meal; or maybe just touched on my favorites....I don't know or care, it's just all good!

    Your black beans and rice should be featured in a magazine....beautiful pics of everything and nice slices of celery too. Course, your home grown and made peppers and spices make it even better.

    Plus, your greens and smoked chicken make a down home Southern feast that needs to be shared with everyone~ some serious eatin'!

    Definitively well-earned points for you! [​IMG]
     
  5. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm with john and the gang here too. Alex not only are you a great guy to share your extras with the seniors you are making dishes like this one too. [​IMG]for sure. They are more than deserved with all you bring to the dish and our own recipes book we all have here. You and jeanie are a great impreration to us all. I was just thinking I haven't seen why you grow your cows and pigs. Ok so now it won't let me give you anymore points.
     
  6. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I cannot wait to get to the country and raise Beef,pigs,chickens.It would be like completing the circle.My grandfather was a butcher,farmer,grocery store owner,everything man.I learned from mom.

    Till then i will be extremely jealous of miss jeanie and all those who do it 100% and the right way[​IMG]

    Oh Yeah I forgot Jeanies shrimp.....
     
  7. bbq engineer

    bbq engineer Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Alex,

    Awesome post. I love beans and rice...and Mustard greens are my favorite. Wilted in some bacon grease with some bacon bits thrown in for good measure, that is a fantastic meal. It looks amazing as ususal. [​IMG]
     
  8. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Until recently (with the exception of zuppa toscana) I never even used kale as anything more than a garnish but have found that it is a great addition but don't generally find many good recipes for its usage.
    Great looking meal, not just the greens but that rice looks like something out of a magazine, another fine meal Alex [​IMG]
     
  9. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Alex, you've just given my taste buds a very loud HELLO! Great meal that you have shared with us. It's all very good my friend.
     
  10. Nice plate good job
     
  11. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great Alex, The beans and rice I can almost taste from here...[​IMG]
     
  12. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice work ALX. Pretty fancy for a Thursday night dinner. LOL

    [​IMG]for all the work you put into that meal.
     
  13. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks Fellas...I enjoy this stuff,thinking of a dudestrami-- maybe some other stuff you all keep me in the mix on............Let It Ride......
     
  14. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great post Man, [​IMG]
     

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