From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Beans are one of the oldest foods known to humanity and it’s no wonder why. With the multitude of varieties, versatility and nutritional benefits, what more can you ask for?
Black is the only flavor jelly bean sold by the whole bag. Do you leave the black jelly beans behind?
This bean salad is perfect for any celebration, but it bursts of flavor from cumin and avocado make it ideal for Cinco de Mayo.
Beans might get a bad rap, but they’re extremely good for you! An excellent source of complex carbs, protein and fiber, they’re also chock full of vitamins and minerals (calcium, potassium, B6 and folate to name a few). Here are some good summer recipes featuring white beans.
Rumor has it they’re incredibly hard to shell so I’ve avoided fava beans in the past. As it turns out I was worried over nothing.
Beans, beans are good for your heart—and so are peas and lentils! A new study concluded that beans, peas and lentils can help lower your risk of heart disease. Here are some delightful legume-filled dishes to include in your healthy eating plan
The popularity of the pea is nothing new, but we've got healthy updates on some old favorites like split pea soup -- plus, new ways to try them.
Dig in and grab a handful (or two) of green beans at your next trip to the market. Trim, wash and enjoy with hummus or yogurt dip ---or try one of these delicious recipes.
Here are some green bean basics and healthy ways to prepare this summer crop.