Great Beans Gift Box
A thoughtful gift for your good friends who love to cook, novices or accomplished chefs. Four bags of new-crop heirloom beans, plus a cotton tote bag, all nestled in our printed gift box (collectible wooden box is optional). The optional wooden box can be re-used for spices, trading cards or whatever seems right.
The beans included are
- Scarlet Runner, one of the home gardener's favorite beans. Big and robust, perfect for salads or as a side dish vegetable
- Cranberry, great for Italian dishes like pasta e fagioli or minestrone. It has a velvety texture and thin skin
- Midnight Black: Midnight is a true black turtle bean with a rich, traditional black bean flavor and texture, unlike our Black Valentine, which is a wonderful black bean, but it's more in the kidney bean family.
- Santa Maria Pinquitos are a heritage bean from California, probably dating back to the Mission days. Dense, rich and perfect on its own or in chiles and stews.
This gift set comes with in a Rancho Gordo gift box with our logo (collectible wooden box is optional), making it an ideal gift, or a minor indulgence for you. All boxes come with our general cooking instructions and recipe ideas.