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Quinoa Salad with Avocado

The Incas revered quinoa (“mother grain” in their ancient language, pronounced “keen-wah” in ours) as sacred, and it served as a staple food until Spanish missionaries razed the idolatrous crops in the 16th century. (Take out a protein-packed superfood, throw … Continue reading

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Toasted Chickpeas

I’ve already professed my undying love for favas and cannellini beans, and I don’t think I’ve ever met a hummus I didn’t like. But plain old garbanzos? They’re okay, I guess. A bit chalky and mushy to my taste, and … Continue reading

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Garlicky White Beans

I’ve been waiting for just the right time to introduce you. I didn’t want rush things. I realized I had to earn your trust a bit, because really, who’s going to get excited over a heap of beans? Hopefully you. … Continue reading

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