Shaker Fresh Cranberry Bean Chowder

Yield 7 cups – Courtesy of Jasper White’s FIFTY CHOWDERS (Scribner, 2000) 2 pounds fresh cranberry beans (shell beans) in the pod 4 ounce slab (unsliced) bacon, rind removed, cut into 1/3-inch dice 1 clove garlic, finely chopped (1 teaspoon) 1 large onion...

Old Bay Cranberry Beans

Serves 4 – from 366 Delicious Ways to Cook Rice, Beans and Grains. This is a quick recipe for a tasty bean that is underutilized in this country. The beans are simply cooked along with aromatic vegetables and Old Bay Seasoning (usually used in crab boils). 1 cup...

Succotash

Adapted from a recipe in the Green Guide Serves 6 as a side dish. Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds fresh shell beans 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, minced Salt 2 medium ears corn, husks and silk removed 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 8 large fresh basil leaves,...