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Growing and harvesting your own dried beans

Growing and harvesting your own dried beans

Every year at this time as I walk through my overgrown vegetable garden, I question my sanity. My spring self gets overzealous about planting time and I overdo it, screwing royally my summer self. My garden doesn’t look good, and I struggle to keep up with the harvest. Once I finally harvest, the next project of making sure […]

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Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens Stew

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens Stew

What do you do to celebrate your wedding anniversary when when both of you are super-busy and generally not fond of ritual and gift-giving? Well, our 6th wedding anniversary was just last weekend and to celebrate it, we took a few hours one Sunday to take a drive and leaf peep. We ended up at […]

October 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cooking With Dry Beans

Cooking With Dry Beans

People who know me well have called me a snob about all sorts of things, mostly related to food.  When it comes to beans, I say, “Damn straight.”  Learning to cook with dry beans, instead of canned, has turned me into an unapologetic bean geek. Since we eat meatless meals so often in our house, […]

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