I mentioned this in last week’s Recipe Roundup, but am just getting around to posting pictures…
I take this bean thing seriously, so it was a personal challenge to incorporate epazote into my quest to make the best ever bowl of beans.
Recipe by John-Thomas Crockett
I love beans. Black, pinto, kidney, red, pink, garbanzo, it doesn’t matter: beans are my thing. For the past couple of years I have been in charge of the food at my brother’s Super Bowl Bash ( a fact I am quite proud of), and last year I was actually commissioned to make a couple of pots of beans. Think about that for a moment. More than chicken wings, tacos, ribs, or pizza, folks thought beans, my beans, would take the party to higher heights. With humility, I make a mean bean. It is, in fact, a family thing. After decades of bean dominance, my mother is the undisputed Queen of Beans. After years of studying her techniques and stealing glances at her seasoning selections, I think I am ready to challenge for the title “Bean King.”
I take this bean thing seriously, so when we got epazote in our CSA share and I learned it was often used as a bean seasoning, I took it as a personal challenge to incorporate the herb in my next iteration of legume goodness.
Member Sean Rosvold sent out this e-mail to his friends and family after cooking up their first share. It was posted by our friend’s at Nostrand Park too!
We joined a CSA group and received our first weekly allotment of veggies and eggs straight from the farm. Laurie proceeded to make a wonderful dinner using some of the ingredients.
Romaine lettuce and radishes
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