Tag : beans

Open Letter to Dried Beans

Dear Dried Beans, You and I, dried beans, have had a long and occasionally rocky relationship. I initially purchased you by the bagful, full of hope that you would be so much better than your canned counterparts. You are cheaper, and you contain less sodium. You take up less shelf space in my kitchen and […]

White Bean and Red Cabbage Soup

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a soup recipe here on the blog, but this semi-cold weather has made soup seem like a good idea. On Saturday I went to the farmers market looking for vegetables, but since it was cold and rainy I came home with potatoes, asparagus, and some ham hocks for […]

New Year's Black Eyed Pea Soup

New Year’s Black Eyed Pea Soup

After a long food and drink binge week in New York, I thought it would be good to do something light and healthy for dinner. Black eyed peas are a traditional new year’s good luck food, so I figured I’d make a simple bean soup. I love beans – they are both tasty and healthy. […]

Around Town, Sharp Knives, and Black Beans

One of the things that Dr. Fiance and I are always talking about is that despite the size of this city, how small it feels at times. We have only been here six months, but we’ve found that it is nearly impossible to go out to dinner, go shopping, or even go to the airport […]

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