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Stewed Mayocoba Beans

Mayocoba, or Peruvian beans, are similar to pinto beans in texture and meatiness and taste like a mix between a kidney bean and a lima bean. They are an excellent addition to chili, stew or soup and are fairly inexpensive. … Continue reading

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Baked Beans with Brown Sugar and Bacon

Homemade baked beans take time to cook, but they’re worth the effort and good all year round. Yes, they require hours of baking, but we’re in a state where the AC is fairly mandatory in the summer. Baked Beans with … Continue reading

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is yet another way to stuff peppers that takes advantage of how pintos break down into creamy yumminess when cooked twice. Use any color of pepper you want, just choose ones that can stand up on their own. Peppers … Continue reading

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Mung Bean Falafel

We bought mung beans and then had to figure out something inventive to do with them. Luckily we had left over hummus and a ton of pita bread. These were crunchy, rich and highly addictive. Mung Bean Falafel 1 cup … Continue reading

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Edamame Tahini Spread

This is a nice alternative to traditional hummus, but we won’t call it a hummus because we’re stubborn like that. Hummus needs chick peas. Serve this with roti or pita bread. Edamame Tahini Spread 16 oz edamame juice from one … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Summer’s Bounty

We love, love, love this time of year. OK, not the heat and the bugs and the humidity, but the vegetables we find in the garden and the fresh shelled peas we can buy at the farmers market. Almost makes … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad with Cucumber and Tomato

This is a great, zesty side for burgers or barbecue. It also works as a main dish over kale or in a nice tossed salad. If you don’t have green tomato, omit it and add a bit more diced red … Continue reading

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