Posts by Jessica MacMurray Blaine


Wondering what to do with the latest seasonal foods? Here’s a partial record of what we’ve been eating ourselves.

Favas

Grill, don’t blanch, these beans

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July 18, 2008

There’s something vaguely prehistoric about fava beans in the shell, all lumpy and enormous — and requiring that you buy them by the bucket in order to yield sufficient edible morsels beyond just a handful. But the delicate, nutty flavor within the two layers of shells (the pods and the skins) is worth the paces we go through to extract these sweet green lovelies.

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