Plenty of cookbooks are out there full of delicious recipes -- but for beginners who have questions in the kitchen, those often don't provide the answers they need.
Susan Crowther, author of "The No Recipe Cookbook: A Beginner's Guide to the Art of Cooking" shows us some basic principles.
She will be at Healthy Living Wednesday, July 24, for a book signing from 11:30-2:30.
Main ingredient: Beans
Today we used Aduki and Northern beans *
Accessory Ingredients: FARE WELL-Fresh, Ripe, Whole, and Local veggies and herbs
Today we used heirloom tomatoes, mesclun mix, and garlic scapes
Marinade: Basic Marinade of Olive Oil and Balsamic vinegar, Salt and Pepper
Today we added basil and parsley
-- Pre-cook beans.
-- Make marinade.
-- Chop all veggies and herbs.
-- Add marinade to beans.
-- Add veggies and herbs to beans.
-- Adjust seasonings to taste.
*We cooked beans with some seaweed, to reduce their gas.
** This dish enjoys marinating. Prepare a few hours before serving.