Rona2: Rancho Gordo Yellow Eye Beans

*sigh*

My first failure, sorta…

Yellow Eye Bean did
not deserve that!
I put the beans in water to soak and forgot them and
they soaked a LONG time,
too long. I also put the wrong liquids in the pot (I was
saving to put over chicken) and ended up with too
much pot liquor. It didn’t
have time to really mellow and cook cuz the beans were DONE in a blink!

A lesson for me in how fresh beans can easily cook fast if soaked!

The beans tasted okay once I drained them of a lot of their liquid…
I saved the green chili liquid and froze some in an ice cube tray to pop into rice,
and will use some of the funny liquid over roasted chicken leftovers.

We paired the beans with corn and salsa and dipped corn chips
into the mess and it was actually a good dinner.

These are gorgeous beans!

Of course, as they cook they loose their vibrant colors.
I am falling in love with a stream of beans on a lovely sketch page.

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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2 Responses to Rona2: Rancho Gordo Yellow Eye Beans

  1. We’re eating a lot of Rancho Gordo right now. Yum!

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