Category Archives: Beans

Charred Beans with Nori and Sesame Seed Dipping ‘Sand’.

This is my new favorite way to eat grilled vegetables. I love to eat with my fingers and I love to dip-dip-dip. This is so easy and fast to make. It’s just a sheet of Nori, some seeds and chili … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Recipes

Potato and Green Bean Gribiche, Mexican Street Corn, and Fresh Corn Polenta

I made these dishes with my wonderful CSA bounty. They are all super simple, with only a few pantry ingredients and the CSA vegetables we have. These all were so good I wanted to share them. Gribiche sauce is French … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Corn, Potatoes, Recipes, Salads | 1 Comment

Corn, Bean and Barley Salad

  I made this for a neighborhood potluck we had this weekend and it was a big hit. Even my husband said ‘this salad is really, really good’. He’s never said that about a salad-ever. He is meat and potatoes … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Corn, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Grilled Green Beans and Peaches

I worked at the Farmers Market this Saturday and someone gave me a peach to try. I forgot about it until I got home and was making dinner. It was hot and I wanted an easy meal. So I turned … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Beans, Peaches, Recipes

Fava Bean Preparation and “How-To” Grill Fava Beans

Unraveling the mystery of fava beans! Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Beans, Recipes | 3 Comments

About Edamame and Shallots

This week you will be getting edamame and shallots in your CSA share. The word edamame means ‘on the bush’ or ‘twig plant’ according to different sources. It’s called that because when you get edamame fresh, that’s what you get. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Onions/Leeks, Recipes

Beet and Lentil Salad

I don’t go to Whole Foods very often. I found myself there this weekend. When I am there I love to see what they have in the prepared foods area. I am always inspired. I think they do a really … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Beets, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Green Bean “Fries”

I saw this recipe and had to try it. It was really fun and tasty so I wanted to pass it on. The beans are baked, not fried. The result is crunchy and still healthy. I followed the recipe except … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Recipes

Pan Roasted Garbanzo Beans and Braised Chard

Beans and greens are very good friends. You can not go wrong pairing the two. Pan roasting the garbanzo beans does two things. 1. It makes the beans creamy 2. The oil used is flavored by the beans and transfers … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Chard, Recipes | 1 Comment

Garlic Scape White Bean Spread and Dip

Hmmmmm garlic scapes. We had green garlic a week or so ago. This week we are getting garlic scapes. This garlic was planted last fall and has been growing all winter. Garlic scapes are the stalk of hard neck garlic … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Beans, Garlic, Recipes