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Tag Archive for ‘cooking fresh shell beans’

Hello Fall: Fresh Shell Beans

As the days shorten, my cravings for warm, comforting foods have begun, right on cue. Just a few weeks ago, a big salad was perfectly satisfying, but now I’m starting to think more and more about cooking a big pot of something warm to eat throughout the week. I can’t lie. I haven’t exactly been […]

Full of Beans, Fresh & Seasonal Shelling Beans

Shelling beans are available right now at farmers markets. You may have noticed them, beautifully mottled and colorful with long leathery pods. Last year I bought fresh beans already shelled. This year I bought three pounds of Stregonta, with a few other varieties mixed in, from Shelley at Whistling Train Farm and removed the beans […]