Contributors in Beans


pinto bean

Food (other); Beans

An oval, beige-colored bean with tan splotched surface. Known as a southern staple, it is popular in Mexican dishes including chili, refried beans, rice and beans, soups and stews.

adzuki bean

Food (other); Beans

Native to China, the adzuki bean (Vigna angularis) is a small (1/4 inch long), reddish-brown, oval bean with a thin, white stripe on one side. It grows on a bush, rather than on a vine. The bean has ...

black-eyed pea

Food (other); Beans

Black eyed peas (Vigna unguiculata) are medium-sized (3/8 inch long), ivory-colored beans with a large black coloration or the “eye” on the inner curve of the beans. A cousin to the mung bean, Black ...

anasazi bean

Food (other); Beans

Native to New Mexico, these pretty reddish-brown beans with white zebra markings are popular in Southwestern recipes such as soups and refried beans. When cooked, the bean becomes light beige or pink ...


Food (other); Beans

A term describing the dry taste in the mouth left by teas high in unoxidized polyphenols.


Food (other); Beans

Rich soup made with dried white beans that have been soaked overnight, along with various vegetables such as, tomatoes and tomato paste, celery, carrots, onions, parsley and olive oil. Note: ...

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