Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats

Tried these for fun after finding a similar recipe online. They turned out beautifully and gave a nice twist to a classic treat. 

Strawberry Layer: 
4 tablespoons butter
12 -13 ounces marshmallows
4 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam
4 tablespoons crushed freeze dried strawberries 
8 cups Rice Krispies®
Vanilla Layer:
4 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
12 -13 ounces marshmallow
8 cups Rice Krispies 
Chocolate (Nutella) Layer:
4 tablespoons butter
12 -13 ounces  marshmallows 
1/2 cup Nutella
8 cups Rice Krispies®
For strawberry layer: Melt butter. Add strawberry jam and crushed strawberry. Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Stir in Rice Krispies and spread evenly in the bottom of a greased sheet pan. 
For Vanilla Layer: Melt butter. Add vanilla and marshmallows and stir until melted. Stir in Rice Krispies. Spread over strawberry layer. 
For Chocolate Layer: Melt butter. Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Add Nutella and stir until smooth. Stir in Rice Krispies. Spread over vanilla layer. 
Cool and cut. 

Black Beans

This is one of our most delicious bean recipes. It freezes beautifully and can be served in just about any way, including in tortillas, with rice, as a dip…

1 1/2 cups black beans, soaked overnight in 8 cups water and drained
8 cups more cold water
2 teaspoons chicken broth
2 teaspoons cumin
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
16 ounces tomatoes
rice, cooked as directed
green peas, cooked and cooled
scallions, chopped
yogurt or sour cream

Soak beans overnight.  Drain.
Combine beans, water, chicken broth, cumin, garlic, bay leaves, oregano and salt.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat.  Simmer, covered for 2 hours.
Add onion, green peppers, lemon juice and tomatoes.  Cook 20-30 minutes more.  Discard bay leaves.

To serve, ladle 1 cup bean mixture into bowl.  Scoop ball of rice on top.  Sprinkle with peas, scallions, tomatoes and sour cream.
This can be served in tortillas or in Mexican fried rice.
This can also be pureed and used as a dip.