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5 June, 2008

In Season Now : Fava Beans

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Also known as the broad bean, the horse bean, or the field bean, favas need a little more work than other varieties. After you’ve peeled the outer covering, which have a weird, spongy interior, you have to parboil the beans, and remove their waxy skin covering, to reveal a deep, dark, and satisfyingly meaty green
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18 April, 2008

In Season Now : Asparagus

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(This post is the first in a series of posts planned for Cooking Monster, where we’ll take an item that’s in season right now, and help you figure out delicious ways to take advantage of them.) Asparagus is at its peak in the months of March, April, and May. Whether you prefer thick or thin
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