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Dried Beans


Our beans are selected and bagged to order in a resealable mylar pouch. We buy our beans in small, frequent quantities and sell them to you in reasonable pack sizes. Because we buy in smaller quantities, our dried beans are fresh. Beans are very low in fat, high in fiber and rich in complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

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Cannellini Beans
Code:  CannelliniBeans
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Cannellini Beans are related the Kidney Bean, they resemble them in size and shape, but are a creamy white color. The Cannellini has a mild nutty flavor and creamy texture and can be a tasteful addition to hearty soups and stews. Try Cannellini Beans in a cold salad with marinated artichoke hearts, fresh basil and olive oil.




Cranberry Beans
Code:  CranberryBeans
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Cranberry Beans have a sweet, mild flavor. Also referred to as a borlotto, they're delicious in recipes with sweet or savory spices. In Italy, Cranberry Beans are used in pasta dishes and soups. Add them to rice dishes, stews, casseroles, cold bean and vegetable salads.




Flageolet Beans
Code:  FlageoletBeans
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Flageolet Beans are immature Kidney Beans that have been removed from the pod while very young. Flageolet Beans are very tender, have a light, fresh taste, delicate texture and tender skin. Cooked Flageolet tossed with lemon and fresh herbs is a delightful companion dish to fish, meat or poultry dishes. This bean is a classic for French cassoulets of lamb and vegetables.




Great Northern Beans
Code:  GreatNorthernBeans
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Great Northern Beans are related to the Kidney Bean and part of the white bean family. This bean is about 3/8 long with a mild flavor and mealy texture. Great Northern Beans are great baked in casseroles, in soups and tossed with pasta and fresh herbs.




Pinto Beans
Code:  PintoBeans
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Pinto Beans have a full bodied, earthy flavor with a mealy texture. The Pinto originated in Central Mexico and is popular in Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisines. Pinto Beans are most often found in refried beans and frijoles. Its mild flavor makes this bean very versatile. Use Pintos in dips, bean salsas, chili, stews and soups.




Navy Beans
Code:  NavyBeans
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
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Navy Beans have a mild flavor and texture. Known as a baked bean it is often used in soups and stews because it absorbs flavor easily. For a hearty meal, simmer with a ham bone and winter vegetables.




Rattlesnake Beans
Code:  RattlesnakeBeans
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
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Rattlesnake Beans is closely related to the Pinto Bean and has a mild flavor with a delicate texture. Used predominately in Tex/Mex cuisine it is versatile enough to be used in dips, casseroles, soups and stews.




Black Beans
Code:  BlackBeans
Price:  $4.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Black Beans are related to the Kidney Bean and have a small, kidney shape. Black Beans absorb flavor well and hold their shape when cooked. The deep flavor of the Black Bean make them important ingredients in Cuban and Brazilian cooking. Use them in soups, chlili, as a dip or alone along with a rice dish.




Garbanzo Beans
Code:  GarbanzoBeans
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Garbanzo Beans are small beans with a firm texture and a nutlike flavor. The bean is very versatile and can be boiled, fried, roasted, ground into flour and baked as well as used in soups and stews. Served cold, they can be added to a salad or simply tossed with garlic and olive oil.




Fall Bean Blend
Code:  FallBean
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Our own blend of seven beans: Cannellini, European Soldier, Flagolet, Great Northern, Pinto, Small Red and Tongues of Fire make this a hearty combination for those chilly fall days. Cooked and then chilled it makes a great addition to your warm weather salads.




Adzucki Beans
Code:  AdzuckiBeans
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Adzuki beans are small (about 1/4 long) oval reddish beans with a white line down its side. It has a sweet nutty flavor and a firm texture. It is a bush bean rather than a vine bean and when cooked it has an attractive pink color.




Anasazi Beans
Code:  AnasaziBeans
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Anasazi beans are a burgundy and cream color and are related to the Kidney bean. When cooked, they have a mild flavor and firm texture. The color fades to a uniform dark pink.




European Soldier Beans
Code:  EuropeanSoldierBeans
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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European Soldier beans have a long white body with reddish markings around the eye of the bean. They are also known as Red Eyes and are great in soups and baked beans. They have a mild flavor and firm texture.




Haba Beans (Fava)
Code:  HabaFava
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Haba beans are peeled Fava beans and are about 3/4 to 1 inch in length. The Haba is creamy white, has a granular texture and an earthy flavor. It is excellent in soups, salad or as a side dish and can be substituted for Fava beans in any recipe.




Jacobs Cattle Beans (aka Trout)
Code:  JacobTrout
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Jacobs Cattle beans are about 5/8 long with dark maroon spottings. They are also called Dalmatian beans. Jacobs Cattle beans have a slightly sweet, earthy flavor and mealy texture. They are delicious in salads, stews or soups and can be substituted for any bean in the haricot family.




Light Red Kidney Beans
Code:  LightRedKidney
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Light Red Kidney Beans are perhaps the most popular in most kichens because of it versatility, flavor and texture. They are the standard for use in baked beans, chili however they are very tasty when cooked with mushrooms.




Baby Butter Lima Beans
Code:  BabyButterLima
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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The Baby Butter Lima Bean is much smaller variety of the Lima Bean. As the name imples it cooks to a buttery color, and has a rich sweet flavor and a creamy texture. It cooks quickly due to its small size and the texture and flavor makes it a favorite as a stand alone bean dish. Use chilled in pasta salads or in your favorite rice and bean recipe.




Giant Peruvian Lima Beans
Code:  PeruvianLima
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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The Giant Peruvian is a large (1 inch in length), flat, cream-colored bean. It has a light savory flavor and a creamy smooth texture. The Peruvian can stand alone as a side dish, tossed into a salad or used in a pureed form.




Marrow Beans
Code:  MarrowBeans
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Very similar to its cousins the Great Northern and Cannellini Bean, the Marrow Bean is very versitile and can be used in soups, or salads when cooked then chilled. Marrow Beans are particularly great in pureed soups.




Rice Beans
Code:  RiceBeans
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Rice Beans, a relative to the Kidney Bean, is shaped like a large grain of rice and has a pleasing ivory color. It is a small bean (1/4 inch long) which allows it to cook quickly. It is very flavorful served either hot or cold in salads or mixed with colored rices.




Scarlet Runner Beans
Code:  ScarletRunner
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Scarlet Runner Beans is a large bean with streaks of black over a purple hull. It is very versitile and can be used as a substitute for recipes calling for Pinto or Pink beans. It has a mild flavor and enhances chili, soups or stews.




Small Red Beans
Code:  RedBeans
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Small Red Beans, as the name implies are deep red in color and have a plump round shape. It has a firm texture and mild flavor which holds it shape very well when cooked. It is the preferred bean when making Red Beans and Rice as well as Chile Con Carne. Use in a salad when cooked then chilled or for any recipe as a substitute for Kidney Beans.




Swedish Brown Beans
Code:  SwedishBeans
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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The Swedish Brown Bean was introduced into the United States by Swedish immigrants a century ago. Swedish Brown Beans are traditionally served in a sweetened puree with smoked pork, or game meats. They make a flavorful side dish with butter and chopped fresh parsley.




Tongues of Fire Beans
Code:  TonguesFire
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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The Tongues of Fire Bean derives its name from its combination of burgandy, deep umber and ligh mocha colors which resemble flames. The bean has a mild texture and fresh flavor, and is often combined with romantic herbs and savory spices. Use in stews, soups or cold bean salads.




Yellow Eyed Stueben Bean
Code:  YellowStueben
Price:  $5.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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The Yellow Eyed Stueben is a relative to the Kidney Bean. They are predominatly white with a brown-mustard colored splotch along its seam. The bean has a firm texture, mild flavor and retains its rich colors when cooked. The Yellow Eye Stueben has the versitility to carry just about any strong flavored dish however, is also mild enough not to overpower a bland dish.