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Despite their reputation for causing gas, beans are an amazing food. They are incredibly affordable, nutrient dense, and versatile.

All About Beans

Despite their reputation for causing gas, beans are an amazing food. They are incredibly affordable, nutrient dense, and versatile.

USDBC - United States Dry Bean Council  -- check out their "Bean Cuisine" tab for lots of recipes using beans - some I've never heard or thought of!

USDBC - United States Dry Bean Council -- check out their "Bean Cuisine" tab for lots of recipes using beans - some I've never heard or thought of!

A GREAT HOW-TO SITE FOR PRESSURE COOKING BEANS AND LEGUMES

Pressure cooking is a fast and easy way to cook beans...especially if you have an electric pressure cooker.

A GREAT HOW-TO SITE FOR PRESSURE COOKING BEANS AND LEGUMES Pressure cooking is a fast and easy way to cook beans...especially if you have an electric pressure cooker.

Photo of Blackeye beans: How long to soak the different kinds of beans with the long soak method.

Photo of Blackeye beans: How long to soak the different kinds of beans with the long soak method.

A lesser known bean variety, yellow Italian flat beans, also known as wax beans, are a

A lesser known bean variety, yellow Italian flat beans, also known as wax beans, are a

Exotic Vegan Moroccan Bean Variety Recipe ~ Carob Cherub | Taste the culture of exotic morocco without leaving your kitchen with Moroccan Bean Variety. Your taste buds (and sense of adventure) will be begging for more once it's gone. But unlike a trip across the ocean, this won't cause any guilt. Low fat, oil free, gluten free, sugar free. https://www.carobcherub.com/moroccan-bean-variety/

Exotic Vegan Moroccan Bean Variety Recipe

Exotic Vegan Moroccan Bean Variety Recipe ~ Carob Cherub | Taste the culture of exotic morocco without leaving your kitchen with Moroccan Bean Variety. Your taste buds (and sense of adventure) will be begging for more once it's gone. But unlike a trip across the ocean, this won't cause any guilt. Low fat, oil free, gluten free, sugar free. https://www.carobcherub.com/moroccan-bean-variety/

NYT Cooking: These utterly simple beans come from Steve Sando, the owner of Rancho Gordo, which is known for its heirloom bean varieties. You can use any kind of dried bean (cannellini is pictured here); do not used canned beans. This recipe leans on great ingredients, which don't need much help, and lets them shine. That means you should use the best you've got, right down to ...

Simple Beans on Toast

NYT Cooking: These utterly simple beans come from Steve Sando, the owner of Rancho Gordo, which is known for its heirloom bean varieties. You can use any kind of dried bean (cannellini is pictured here); do not used canned beans. This recipe leans on great ingredients, which don't need much help, and lets them shine. That means you should use the best you've got, right down to ...

Need an appetizer for your spring barbecue? This 7-Layer Bean Dip is perfect. With pre-shredded cheese and lettuce, your kids can help without you having to worry about them cutting or burning themselves. All you need is a rubber scraper and a baking dish!  It also tastes great when you substitute guacamole for the lettuce. :)

Need an appetizer for your spring barbecue? This 7-Layer Bean Dip is perfect. With pre-shredded cheese and lettuce, your kids can help without you having to worry about them cutting or burning themselves. All you need is a rubber scraper and a baking dish! It also tastes great when you substitute guacamole for the lettuce. :)

soaking and cooking times for dry beans  .   .  http://missvickie.com/howto/beans/howtobeantypes.html

soaking and cooking times for dry beans . . http://missvickie.com/howto/beans/howtobeantypes.html

Chart and Info on soaking/cooking dried beans. Includes many different kinds of beans in chart! We're making CHILI!

Chart and Info on soaking/cooking dried beans. Includes many different kinds of beans in chart! We're making CHILI!

Dried Beans Cheat Sheet - The right soaking and cooking times for dried beans.

Dried Beans Cheat Sheet - The right soaking and cooking times for dried beans.

Excellent guide on how long to soak and cook dried beans in a pressure cooker.  I make these in big batches and freeze them in baggies and use as needed.  Easy peasy!

Excellent guide on how long to soak and cook dried beans in a pressure cooker. I make these in big batches and freeze them in baggies and use as needed. Easy peasy!

Pinto, Kidney, Black, Fava, Garbanzo, or White Bean Varieties Why dehydrate cooked beans? Dehydrating cooked beans allows you to use them in quick meals when you do not have time for the long soaki…

Pinto, Kidney, Black, Fava, Garbanzo, or White Bean Varieties Why dehydrate cooked beans? Dehydrating cooked beans allows you to use them in quick meals when you do not have time for the long soaki…

Making a vegetarian burger shouldn’t have to mean spending hours roasting vegetables, cooking beans, and forming patties. This quick and ...

20-Minute Black Bean Burgers

Making a vegetarian burger shouldn’t have to mean spending hours roasting vegetables, cooking beans, and forming patties. This quick and ...