All About Black Beans

Black Bean Soup

This last week in July marks the half way point for summer. Enjoy spicy black beans in the middle of summer or again in the middle of winter. I’m loving our new base for making black beans in the instant pot. We’re calling it the Golden Base.

Black Bean and Roasted Winter Squash Soup

This black bean stew doesn’t pack a lot of heat but packs a lot of flavor.

Black Beans from Scratch in the Instant Pot

  I was first inspired by Steve Sando of Rancho Gordo when I found this video “You’re Doing It All Wrong – How to Cook Beans” I stopped soaking overnight, stopped adding acidic ingredients and salt, and only used fresh bulk beans from the coop. But I still didn’t make beans as often as I… Read more »

Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Brown Rice

This black bean and rice recipe is so savory and flavorful and the leftovers are even better the next day. 

Black Bean Salad

Black Bean, Corn, Red Pepper Salad

Dice in some Hakurei Salad Turnips from this weeks CSA into our favorite black bean salad. Don’t forget the corn chips.