Posts Tagged "organic beans"

Slash Baked Bean Cooking Time…

Quick tip: To slash the oven time, simmer the beans (before baking) for 20 minutes with one tablespoon of baking soda .  This saves 4 1/2 hours in the...

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Congratulations to the Winners!

Congratulations to:  People’s Choice Award Winners of the 9th Annual Chili Cook-off: 1st place – Appalachian Mountain Club – Pinkham Notch 2nd Place – White Mountain Hotel 3rd Place – MWV Hog Chapter The event was both tasty and fun-filled, we hope you enjoyed your Jacob’s Cattle, Yellow Eye, Soldier and Red Kidney...

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New For 2011!!!

New for 2011 we have added our MOFGA certified organic Jacob’s Cattle and Yellow Eye beans to our online store.  As always you can still purchase our conventional Soldier Beans, Yellow Eye Beans, Jacob’s  Cattle Beans and Red Kidney Beans.  Happy New...

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State of Maine Soldier Beans are Finally Ready!

Soldier Beans We are happy to report that today we are packaging Soldier beans in our State of Maine 2 Lb. bags!   Green Thumb Farms really appreciates your patience and would like to let you all know that are now taking orders online.  For a quick access click on this link: http://greenthumbfarms.com/store/beans/soldier-beans/  Enjoy your Soldier Beans! Bagging soldier...

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Soldier Beans

Soldier Beans History of Soldier Beans Soldier bean (phaseolus vulgaris) is an heirloom plant that has been cultivated in New England since before 1800. The name comes from a distinctive red mark on each 3/4-inch bean that resembles an old-fashioned toy soldier. These are also known as red-eye beans. Soldier beans are a bush bean, with a firm texture and mild taste. They are dried before being cooked. Soldier bean plants are grown commercially only in New England and they tend to be produced in accordance with the demand for them. Soldier Bean Cooking Suggestions Soldier beans can be cooked...

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