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Three Sisters

Corn, beans, and squash create a special alchemy together in the field and on the plate.  In legend, the plants were a gift from the gods, always to be grown together, eaten together, and celebrated together. This companion planting trio was widespread across North America and the Iroquois label, “three sisters”, is woven into contemporary gardening […]

Fava Beans with Onion & Mint

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine & Epicurious INGREDIENTS 3 cups peeled shelled* fresh fava beans (2 1/2 pounds in pod) (fresh ones may not need to be peeled) 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 medium onions or scallions, chopped Fine sea salt Generous handful of mint, roughly chopped (about 1/2 cup) PREPARATION Cook […]

Green Bean Salad

From the July 2011 issue of Cook’s Country This salad is best served cold or at room temperature. If you can’t find fresh tarragon, fresh dill and parsley also work well.   Ingredients 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1½ tbsp white wine vinegar 1½ tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp honey 2 […]