legumes

4 Foods that Boost Soil Nitrogen

Plants in the legume family have the ability to fix nitrogen in your farm’s soil, but these four crops will feed you, too.

Chickpea and Escarole Soup

  There are so many variations on beans and greens. While I love the stew-like Italian pasta e fagioli and Portuguese caldo verde, I’m especially fond of this sparse, nourishing version. Yes, you can add a small ham hock, slices of good sausage, little meatballs, a minced hot pepper, some barley or small pasta, but the simplest […]

Winter Slaw

  Photo by Judith Hausman Top some tacos with this winter slaw. We had black bean and corn tacos for dinner last night: perfect warming food for a frigid snowy night. The local corn in them (I had frozen wisely) reminded us that summer would eventually return. Still, even wintery dinners need the refreshment and […]

build chili

Build Your Own Chili

Sprinkle in your own personality and preferences and create a distinct chili by using your favorite beans and other additions.

Serendipitous Bean Soup Mix

This fun food gift creatively showcases the color diversity of beans with a message of friendship.

Moroccan stew

Moroccan Stew

With hints of curry and raisins, this recipe juxtaposes savory and sweet flavors to showcases just how exotic-tasting beans can be.

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