Posts Tagged "Beans online"

Cowboy Stew

I love receiving feedback from customers, even more so when it’s a handwritten letter.  Our bean customers seem to be among the best at taking the time to send us feedback.  Whether it’s a letter to let us know how one of our employees helped them, or a letter to share a favorite recipe I appreciate all comments!  Please keep them coming! Recently I received this letter from a loyal bean customer.  She had called to order beans, and during the process mentioned her favorite recipe to one of our employees.  A few days later this was on my desk.  With the cool weather coming this...

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Black Bean & Corn Topped Potatoes

Prep Time: 4 Minutes – Cook Time: 10 Minutes – Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) Green Thumb Farms Signature Chef potatoes Cooking spray 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans rinsed and drained 1 1/2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn 1 1/2 cups fresh salsa 1/4 cup (1 ounce) reduced-fat shredded cheddar-Jack cheese (such as Cabot) 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Directions: Pierce potatoes with a fork; arrange in a circle on paper towels in microwave oven. Microwave at HIGH for...

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2016 The International Year of the Pulses

The UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. What is a pulse? Pulses include crops that are harvested for their dry seed. Red Kidney beans, Soldier beans, Jacob’s Cattle beans, and Yellow Eye beans are the first few examples that come to my mind. Amazingly, we grow them! Why is this significant to you? Simply put, you cannot find a better addition to your diet! Beans are a nutrient dense food packed with different vitamins and minerals including Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin C and more! They are also high in lignans and flavonoids which play a role in...

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Dry Beans: An Easy Recipe For Healthy Eating

One of my little pleasures here at Green Thumb Farms is strolling down to our bean-packing facility. It’s amazing to see the transformation from dried plants in the field (yep! This is a field-dried product, check out our video here.) into one of nature’s artistic and nutritious creations, Jacob’s Cattle Beans.

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Maine Baked Beans

Ingredients: 2 lbs. of State of Maine Dry Beans (any variety) 1/2 Salt Pork 1/4 C Sugar 1/2 – 2/3 C Molasses 2 tsp. Dry Mustard 1/2 tsp. Pepper Dash of Salt 1 Medium Onion (optional) Directions: Pick over the beans and soak them overnight in cold water.  In the morning, parboil the beans in fresh water until the skins crack when blown upon.  If an onion is used, cut in quarters and put in the bottom of bean pot.  Drain and add the parboiled beans.  Cut through the rind of the salt pork to a depth of 1/2 inch, and place the pork on top of the beans.  Mix the sugar, molasses, mustard,...

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