Recipes

How to Cook Beans in the Rancho Gordo Manner

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There is not one single method of cooking beans. At its most basic, you want to simmer the pot until the beans are soft. Soaking can speed up the process and vegetables or stock will make them more flavorful. It's really that simple. There's all kinds of fine tuning and variables, but basically, this is it. Normally on a bean cooking day (which frankly is everyday at Rancho Gordo), I put the beans to soak in the morning, after rinsing in lots of cool water and checking for small debris. I cover the beans by about an inch or so...

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Asparagus-Bean Broth Soup

Soups

Asparagus-Bean Broth Soup

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Salsas and Sauces

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Amaranth Souffle

Sides

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Main Dishes

Alubia Blancas with Clams

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Soups

Alubia Blanca-Potato Soup with Cascabel Chile Salsa

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Main Dishes

Alubia Blanca with Morels and Rosemary

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Alubia Blanca Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

Salads

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A Simple Hummus

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