Beans

Cannellini beans with Italian sausage & sage

1 lb. Community Grains Cannellini beans 4-6 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 6 fresh sage leaves 4-6 black peppercorns 1/4 c. olive oil big can of whole tomatoes – stewed or chopped or sauce or fresh works too 3/4 lb. … Continue reading

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Black Valentine Soup

Valentine’s Day is just around this corner. Here’s a cozy/goth way to celebrate: make you’re beloved some black valentine soup with our heirloom black valentine beans! This one is about as easy as it gets. We’ve got an olive oil … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Southwestern Style Bean Stew

This slow-cooked bean stew is flavored with the solid smokiness of a good ham hock and the spice of your favorite salsa. It is infinitely adaptable to your preferred seasonings, and works well with any of our beans…

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Francis-Olive’s Chestnut Beans with Bacon & Cavolo Nero

Our old friend Francis-Olive, chef, baker, blogger, writer, and experimenter extraordinaire, has cooked up this delicious autumn-inspired stew using Community Grains’ Chestnut Lima Heirloom Beans:…

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Torie’s Pasta Salad

Every time we do a demo we always make Torie’s pasta salad. It’s delicious and vegan and just about every single person who sampled this asked …

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Have no fear, dried beans are here! … 4 Ways to Cook Dried Beans

We are often asked how to cook dried beans and are always surprised by how many people are intimidated by the idea of cooking them. In our eyes you really have to try hard to mess up beans. Once you have cooked beans the possibilities are endless and they keep well in the fridge for up to a week.

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Recipe Wednesday: Cannellini Beans with Braised Collard Greens

This recipe was sent to us from Martha Rose Shulman, author of The Very Best of Recipes for Health.

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Recipe Wednesday: Baked Beans

Summer is right around the corner and what else goes better with barbequed food than baked beans? This recipe is very easy to make, has great flavor, and you probably already have most of the ingredients on hand!

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Recipe Wednesday: Mexican Minestrone

Community Grains Black Valentine Beans and Fusilli are featured in this hearty minestrone soup with a Mexican twist….

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Recipe Wednesday: Crispy Snow Cap Beans & Greens With Tomatoes

Community Grains Snow Cap beans pan-fried and then cooked with greens and broth in a comforting dish that can be served over rice or all on its own…

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