TODAY on MHTV: Some days you've just got to make do with what's on hand. Today, I'm turning ordinary pantry items into dishes that sing. I'm seasoning black beans with garlic and cumin, preparing a tomato and chickpea sauce for pasta, and giving popcorn a pop with chili powder and lime. Finally, I'm whipping up a batch of irresistible dark chocolate-peanut butter bars. More from the show.
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