This week's recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen
"Some people mark the start of fall with an apple pie. Others start breaking out the big reds from their wine cellars. Me? I'm a bean boy....
"I'm not sure what it is I like best about beans — whether it's the eating of them (so rich, so delicious, so complementary to other flavors) or the preparation. It's involved cooking, but not so much that it demands an entire afternoon."
Parsons also explores why dried beans don't need to be soaked before cooking. Which makes them even easier, and better!
This week's recipes include:
- White beans with chorizo, clams and shrimp
- Duck breasts on white beans with dandelion greens
- Eggplant osso buco
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-- Noelle Carter
Photo: White beans with chorizo, clams and shrimp. Credit: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times