Home cooking means African cooking for one Nebraska family, even though they grew up eating conventional American food. Jerry Johnston has more. Here's the recipe for the stew in this story, Beth's African Stew: Brown onions and garlic in oil. Add diced sweet potatoes and brown. Add diced chicken and brown Add - 1 tbs chili powder 1 tbs cumin 1 can chopped tomato or salsa 1-2 cans white beans or garbanzo beans Cover with chicken broth and cook 1 hour. Add 1-2 cups creamy peanut butter and cook 10 more minutes. Serve with thick corn grits.
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