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Kidney beans

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    Beef and Three-Bean Chili

    One thing I always add to chili is beans. I know that’s anathema in some parts of the country (I’m looking at you, Texas), but I like the texture and…

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    Brisket and Bean Chili

    Chunks of leftover brisket make this chili much more interesting than one made with ground beef. If you don’t have time to cook beans, skip that step and use 3…

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    Slow Cooker Chili

    Use your slow cooker to make mealtime come together fast. You can brown the meat first (in a large skillet over medium-high heat), or combine the raw meat with the…

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    Beef & Bean Chili with Individual Nachos

    Mixing the spices together before adding them to the chili helps to disburse them evenly. If you like your chili picante, use the larger amounts of the hot ingredients. The…

  • How-To

    A Lighter Touch with Bean Soups

    These soups deliver fresh flavors and a balance of textures, without sacrificing richness

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    Basic Beans

     Use this basic method to cook any type of dried bean, including cannellini, kidney beans, chickpeas, and more. Try cooked cannellini in smooth White Bean Soup with Shrimp, kidney beans in Roasted…

  • How-To

    Cooking Dried Beans, Peas & Lentils

    More than simple flavor enhancers, salt, sugar, and acids can either help or hinder cooking

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    The Delicious Pairing of Pasta and Beans

    With a touch of garlic or a shower of herbs, this wholesome fare offers savory satisfaction

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