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20 Minute Cider Black Beans with Bacon

October 26th, 2011 · 17 Comments

A confession: I avoided black beans for nearly a decade, after being scarred by my mother’s frequent cooking of them during my high school years. Thanks to the open floor plan of my childhood home, the scent wafted throughout the house relentlessly. I don’t know why it was so offensive at the time, but just [...]

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Panzanella with Cannellini Beans

August 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Looking for a no-cook summer supper idea? How about one that uses up almost-overripe tomatoes and stale bread? Panzanella is an Italian summer salad that is best made with the ripest summer tomatoes you can find — and the perfect way to use those tomatoes sitting on your kitchen counter. Panzanella can be served as [...]

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Meatless Monday: Creamy Lima Beans

November 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

I can’t say I have a particular affinity for lima beans, but I’ve never feared them the way so many people (my mother included) do. Call it more a casual indifference. But when I saw the pretty little pale-green beans, pre-shelled, in a basket at Alexandria’s West End market recently, I couldn’t resist. This simple [...]

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Earth Week: Pantry Faves

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Two essential items in the FoodieTots pantry are broth and beans. My favorite broth brand is Pacific – all natural, organic, and comes in handy 1-cup individual cartons that minimize waste when you know you won’t finish a whole full-size carton within the week. I was annoyed that they didn’t have a low-sodium version of [...]

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Recipe: Turkey & White Bean Chili

April 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } turkey white bean chili, originally uploaded by foodietots. White – cannellini or Northern- beans are a mild choice that nicely complement ground turkey in this healthier chili. I add zucchini, but [...]

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