STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Thoughts while shelling and snippin’
How we used to cringe, as youngsters, when a huge wash tub full of peas from the garden was dumped on the kitchen table. Green beans, too.
Now as I think back, I would compare those long ago green mo... Posted on 7/30/13 at 10:08 AM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Colorful Castor bean
I had a nice surprise a couple of weeks ago.
But let me go back a bit further. I had planted a Castor bean plant in a big pot last summer, and loved the way the leaves looked. When it flowered, it lo... Posted on 7/24/13 at 6:24 AM
REALLY EATING Citris glazed salmon with a side of green beans
Last night, I used a Food Network recipe for Pan Seared Salmon with Citrus Vinegar Glaze and Green Beans to make dinner for myself.This is one of Rachael Ray's recipes and she's known for making 30 mi... Posted on 6/9/13 at 8:25 AM
ROSE'S PIN-TESTS Foodie Friday 6: Healthy Garlic Green Beans
I've noticed that most of my food tests have been sweets and other not-so-healthy indulgences. So, today I tried out a pin for clean & healthy garlicy(sp) green beans. Here is the original post fo... Posted on 2/22/13 at 10:17 AM
CHEF JEFF Chipotle Black Bean Chili
Have you every wondered why black beans have become so popular in the United States in recent years? They've long been a staple in our south-of-the-border neighbor, Mexico, where they're called frijol... Posted on 2/8/13 at 1:31 PM
Beans have long been big here, and the hill is about to grow. Central Valley Bean Co-op has added five more bins, increasing the cooperative’s capacity by more than a third to 800,000 hundredweights (cwt.), according to General Manager Gary Fuglesten.
Tasty legume ranks high in nutrition as well as comfort. Beans are one of my favorite foods. Among the dishes that we regularly feast on are three-bean chili, pasta fagioli, something I call spicy beans and three-bean salad (in the summer).
North Dakota farmers, struggling with unusually wet fields, planted far fewer acres this spring than they did a year ago, the federal government says. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s report last week may not have captured how big the drop-off in planted acreage actually is.
Harvest to begin this week; yields look to be average With most of the small grains harvested in the greater Red River Valley, farmers are turning their attention to row crops, as potatoes and sugar beets begin to be dug and lifted, respectively.
A Lehigh Valley, Pa., environmentalist is pushing ahead with plans to power vehicles not with gasoline or diesel but with the moldy bread, banana peels and rotten meats that would otherwise be dumped in area trash heaps.
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