Started Mon, Feb 06, 2012 by
Description of Group
Healthy, frugal, filling, what's not to like about beans? Dried, canned or frozen, beans are an inexpensive form of protein that are eaten all over the world. It's time we had a group celebrating beans!
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Jan 10, 2014
Thanks to Melanie B..I found this site..thanks for starting this one Heidi...hugs
cindy sandberg cindyLs - Feb 12, 2012
I am a finalist in the Hungry Jack Use Up the Box recipe contest. At this point the recipe with the most votes wins the grand prize($6000!). Could you guys help me out with some votes? You can vote once a day at www.useupthebox.com Thanks!!
Heidi Hoerman heidicookssupper - Feb 8, 2012
Do any of you want to join me in a bean-based culinary "trip around the world?" I generally have three go-to ways to handle beans: boiled with ham, classic baked beans, or latin/caribb-style. I looked for bean recipes in JAP and they mostly fit the same three categories. If we...
cindy sandberg cindyLs - Feb 6, 2012
I love beans, and they are the best budget stretcher! We have eaten a lot of bean soups this winter and even my picky kiddos are starting to enjoy them! I shared all of the bean recipes that I have on JAP to this group so check them out(not really...
Pam Ellingson wmnofoz - Feb 6, 2012
Not so much the byproduct. LOL So many recipes include beans now that this is an excellent topic to start Heidi!! Where would we be without Red beans and rice? Or Senate bean soup? Or even the lowly refried pinto beans? So many choices and so many wonderful spices and...
Heidi Hoerman heidicookssupper - Feb 6, 2012
They are cheap. $1 or $2 buys enough canned beans to feed a small family or dried beans to feed a large one. They are high in fiber and protein but low in fat. Exchanging beans for meat in your diet has been shown to lower cholesterol. When the USDA...