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Fava Puree

Again use fresh fava bean pods no longer than 4″. This works best if she second skin can remain on when grinding. The easiest way to tell is eat a raw one and see if the skin is tough and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bean Soup with Turnip Greens

This is a really hearty bean soup perfect for a cold winter day. Cranberry Bean and Turnip Green Soup 1 lb cranberry beans washed and soaked in cold water overnight 1 ham hock 2 cups chopped mushrooms 2 celery ribs … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Dahl

Lentils are the perfect solution for when someone forgets to put anything out for dinner in the morning before work. They cook fast, require no pre-soaking and are very versatile. This dish is a perfect accompaniment to go with any … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn Stew

At first this seemed more like a chowder, but since all chowders must have fish in them I called it a stew. It is really a thick soup. Really fresh corn and tomatoes make this dish. For how to grill … Continue reading

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French Lentil Salad with Mint

This is a great side or main course. It can be served over a bed of greens, rice or pasta. Or serve it by itself with bread to dip in or in a group of dips for a tapas night. … Continue reading

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White Bean Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Eggplant

This is a great side dish with roasted meat. Or serve it over a bed of shredded greens as a main vegetarian course. Make it a day ahead for the flavors to really meld together. Any type of medium sized … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sauce

To be honest I came up with this to be a snack. Then salmon went on sale and I, of course, bought too much. So we had some friends over for dinner to help eat it. Suddenly I needed a … Continue reading

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