The combination of beans and rice is one of the most nutritionally complete vegetarian meals possible.
Beans certainly hold up better in the industrial canning process than many other vegetable, but there are still many good reasons to cook your own.
We often overlook the bell pepper, which bestows an uncanny, slightly smoky sweetness to a dish.
Chef Sean Brock, author of Heritage, grew up in a town where seed saving was a way of life. "You just saved these seeds not because you were poor, but because you really loved the flavor of a particular tomato or a particular bean," he says.
“Things begin to unravel when people don’t cook at home.” David Tanis
“Things begin to unravel when people don’t cook at home.”