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Beans, Dry

Beans, Dry

In Season: Since these beans are dry, they are available year round Dry beans have held a prominent position in diets around the world for thousands of years. Used in worship by the Greeks, mentioned in the Bible, and found in Egyptian pyramids, beans are popular because of their many different varieties and nutritional value. All-stars of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Guide Pyramid, dry beans belong in both the high-protein and vitamin-rich vegetable categories. No matter you plan to enjoy your beans, don't forget to soak them prior to cooking to restore moisture and reduce cooking time. For more information, please visit:
www.americanbean.org