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Heirloom Beans

(book, Steve Sando & Vanessa Barrington)


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h4. From the publisher

Who would have thought a simple bean could do so much? Heirloom-bean expert Steve Sando provides descriptions of the many varieties now available, from scarlet runner beans to the spotted Eye of the Tiger beans. Nearly 90 recipes in the book will entice readers to cook up bowls of heartwarming Risotto and Cranberry Beans with Pancetta or Caribbean Black Bean Soup. Close-up photos of the beans make them easy to identify. Packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, these little treasures are the perfect addition to any meal.
Christmas Lima Beans and Quinoa with Beets and Avocado
Borlotti Beans in Tomato Sauce with Creamy Polenta
Lorna Sass’s Scarlet Runner Beans with Farro Risotto and Saffron