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

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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

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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

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

Unraveling the mystery of fava beans! Continue reading

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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

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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

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Fresh Fava Bean Dip or Spread

Submitted by Marilyn 2 lbs fresh unshelled fava beans, prepared as above and ¼ cup of the cooking liquid 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 tsp. cumin … Continue reading

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Dilly Beans

Here is the recipe I used, which is adapted from Sandor Katz’ book Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods. You will need: Sealable canning jars (I used pint jars) A pot big enough to cover your … Continue reading

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Grilled Fava Beans

If Fava beans seem a bit too fiddly for you, you might like to grill your favas. Toss the fava bean pods with olive oil and salt and some herbs if you have some on hand. Arrange them in a … Continue reading

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