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Mayacoba Bean Salad

January 26, 2017

You may have heard of Steve Sando and his company Rancho Gordo from features and recipe roundups in everything from The New York Times to Bon Appétit. Thomas Keller of The French Laundry swears by Sando’s products, but the leader of the heirloom revolution says it best himself: As you cook these heirloom beans and other grains […]

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How to cook beans!

February 23, 2011

We eat a lot of beans at my house. More often than not, beans are our main source of protein and what the majority of our meals are based on—bean soup, bean burritos, beans and eggs, beans and rice, etc. And most often these beans are of the dried variety. With two busy lives and […]

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Beans, glorious beans

December 1, 2009

I was recently hired to do the photography for an exciting new book in the Timber pipeline—a book on heirloom beans by the incomparable Steve Sando. Many of you may have already heard of Steve Sando and his company Rancho Gordo. He has made big splashes in the media this past year, appearing in everything […]

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