Posts Tagged “beans”

Kitchen Tips: How to cook dried beans

By | February 26, 2013

I gave up on dried beans two years ago. It was just.not.working. In the early months after our wedding, when my enthusiasm over all things homemade was sky-high, I tried my hand at dried chickpeas. Dried kidney beans, too. I soaked them, rinsed them, and cooked them. But after four or five hours of cooking, […]

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Soup with the Simons: Pumpkin, white bean & lentil

By | February 5, 2013


As of this writing, I have exactly 100 recipes bookmarked. Whoops, just typed “cookmarked” by accident — though that’s more accurate, anyway. Do people bookmark things other than recipes? With me, it’s either recipes or food photography tutorials. Are there even other things in existence to bookmark? Not sure. Anyway, the problem with having that […]

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Soup with the Simons: White bean & carrot

By | September 14, 2012

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Raise your hand if your Rosh Hashanah meals will include chicken soup. Now raise your hand if your Rosh Hashanah meals will include soups that feature one of the simanim. (If you’ll be having a soup that includes two or more simanim, you get extra points. Fish head soup, anyone?) Although I’m billing this white […]

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Soup with the Simons: Italian vegetable

By | February 22, 2012


I have a special soup for you today. It looks like ordinary vegetable soup, right? Not the kind of soup you could be especially proud of? That’s what it wants you to think! But it’s just the opposite. This soup has a depth of flavor so rich, so full-bodied, that it puts other soups to […]

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