Baked Bean Quesadillas of Raymond Carver Minimalism–Vegetarian Recipes

Baked Bean Quesadillas of Raymond Carver Minimalism–Vegetarian Recipes

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[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Baked Bean Quesadillas of Raymond Carver Minimalism–Vegetarian Recipes – – cooked baked beans (homemade or canned, with sauce), grated Monterey Jack (or cheddar or mixed cheeses ), Salsa for serving optional, , Find a pan.; "You probably need to eat something," you say to the pan. But no. The pan can't eat. You can though.; Wonder if this is minimalism yet.; Wonder if the act of wonder deletes the minimalism.; Find a corn tortilla.; Channel Raymond Carver. Offer it a drink.; When it doesn't answer, put the tortilla in the pan.; "How's that?" you say. "How do you feel being topped with beans?"; Put the beans on top. ; Say, "Eating is a small, good thing in a time like this." ; Add, "So is mashing. But not too much."; Find a spoon, flip it around and use it to mash the beans just a bit. ; "It’s good to eat something," you say to yourself, to the pan, to the beans mashed on the tortilla. ; Put on cheese. ; Put the heat on medium-high, and heat until the cheese begins to melt. ; While it melts, think of Carver, say "let's 'speak of loneliness, and of the sense of doubt and limitation that had come.'"; Inhale. ; Put the other tortilla on top.; Press down a bit like you are pushing down tears and loneliness and doubt and limitation. ; Flip that quesadilla over.; Heat until cheese is totally melted. ; Put it on your plate. ; "Smell this," you say to your nose. "It's good to eat something." ; ; – <p><a href="https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1013515-baked-bean-and-cheese-quesadillas">This recipe is adapted from the NYT</a>. It is much easier to follow there. </p><p>Half the quotes are from Raymond Carver's "A Small Good Thing," which you can find an excerpt of and the whole PDF over on <a href="https://thepencake.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/raymond-carver-a-small-good-thing-excerpt/">Pencake</a&gt;.  </p><p>And <a href="https://expert-leader-948.ck.page/3a3ae5d802">you can find out more about me here. </a></p> – Main Dish – Cooking With A Writer – cookingquirky – cookingvegetarian – minimalism – quesadillas – quirkyvegetarianrecipes – raymondcarver – recipes – vegetarianrecipes – writerrecipes – writingrecipes[/wpurp-searchable-recipe]

Baked Bean Quesadillas of Raymond Carver Minimalism–Vegetarian Recipes

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