Bread Art

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey A little food coloring, a brush and pieces of bread will have you rethinking your sandwiches! Try this fun idea for a sandwich party or a simple edible message in your child’s lunch! Read More »

Skier Barbie Loves Bean Soup

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey “There’s nothing I like better than having a big bowl of bean soup after a day on the bunny hill.” –Barbie in St. Moritz, 1962 Get 4 of Barbie’s favorite bean soup recipes HERE!!   Read More »

Rabbit Cassoulet

By Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong It wouldn’t be bean week without at least attempting a cassoulet recipe. This one is my favorite for beginner cassoulet makers.                                                    ... Read More »

Two Hummus Hacks: Black Bean and Lima Bean Hummus

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Two hummus recipes that don’t involve a chickpea. My work here is done. Black Bean Hummus Serves 4-6 What you need:  Juice from one lime (a juicy one) 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon tahini paste 1 garlic clove, minced 1 half... Read More »

Red Bean Cakes

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey I’ve been wanting to cook with Adzuki beans since photographer Chia Chong had me taste a moon cake 2 years ago. This seemed like the perfect time to try. I started with a basic recipe from Bob’s Red Mill and gave it a spiced up makeover! The... Read More »