Caramelized onions, toasted cumin and a cinnamon stick add layers of flavor and complexity to something we normally view as just a carb canvas for other food. You'll never make basmati rice another way.
Our southwestern riff on the 3 sisters includes the True Red Cranberry Bean.This rare heirloom had been used by Abnaki Indians centuries ago but became extinct shortly thereafter. Thankfully seed savors revived it but now it is only grown by a handful of farmers.
This warm grain bowl makes a healthy and delicious breakfast. Delicious stone fruit at the peak pairs beautifully with nutty whole grains like einkorn or Rouge de Bordeaux, a rare grain featured in our Heirloom Bean and Grain Club.
In this easy recipe Cherokee Chef Nico Albert combines the Three Sisters, corn, beans and squash, in a modern take on ancestral traditions to create a vegan sope that nourishes the soul as much as the body.
This super easy salad is a fantastic vegan main dish for those summer days (or when you want to invoke a little summer indoors). A quick saute of gourmet heirloom beans in Amanda Frietag's Chica Adobo Seasoning delivers a savory, spicy kick. This whole recipe comes together in less than 10 minutes for a meal that will even satisfy the meat eaters at the table.
This easy, delicious recipe is our go-to for black bean soup. It's a plant based option among so many that call for sausage or other pork products. It shows us that you don't need meat to develop full, luscious flavors.
This extremely quick and bright dressing made with jarred roasted red peppers and Laurel hazelnut oil goes great on prepared veggies like roasted asparagus, sweet lettuces like Boston or Butter lettuce, and is a perfect chimichurri-like sauce for grilled steaks or halibut!
This deliciously vegan curry takes the whole beans and rice thing to an exotic new level. Silky smooth yet dense King City Pink Beans are cooked in a flavorful broth with garlic, ginger and curry powder then enrobed in layers of flavorful coconut curry broth.