Put a sprouted bean with no roots in my hydroponic unit and surprisingly it grew roots!! I've been rooting tomato suckers that way in a couple days to make new tomato plants but had no idea a bean would do the same thing! Some animal dug out the dirt and pulled the bean sprouts out of the dirt and left them on my patio.…
Fiber in the winter diet?
I am curious as to how you keep enough healthy fiber in your diet during the cold months when the garden is not producing. In warm weather, I eat a lot of salads, using lettuce, spinach, and mustard. I also put quantities of these green leafy plants on my sandwiches. Green onions or scallions are also a common addition.…
Refried Beans with Avocado Leaf
This is the way I make them, to suit my taste. Boil beans until soft - usually either pinto or black beans Drain off the water, add a tablespoon or more of lard along with a half teaspoon or so of finely crushed dried avocado leaf, stems removed, a tablespoon of cumin, finely chopped onion and crushed garlic, salt and…
Bean dish for children. Any light recipe?
I have soaked beans and today I want to make some dish suitable for the children - not too sharp, not too heavy. Could you give some hints? Some mild sauce?