Plantidote of the Day 2013-01-30
Baked Lima Beans with Kale
A few weeks ago, we exchanged a lot of bean information. (If you missed that, you can catch up here.) So now it's time to weigh in on the results of the bean tasting/testing. The Rancho Gordo gourmet beans are, in my not-that-humble opinion, awesome! They seem to have a more appealing texture and distinctive flavor. I've made the Baked Lima Beans (here's the recipe) before, with ordinary supermarket lima beans. It was good. But with the Rancho Gordo beans, it was superior. Maybe it's my imagination or just a way of rationalizing spending more money on beans, so I don't feel like a complete sucker for anything new and/or fancy. Who knows? But it's not just the lima beans. The RG black beans were remarkably delicious, and the Good Mother Stallards were outstanding! Now I'm wondering if anyone else has tried them and had a different -- or similar -- experience. Let's compare notes in the comments!
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