Swiss Chard with Potatoes and Yellow-Eyed Beans

These New England staples combine for a memorable winter supper that is packed with flavor and nutrition. Our family’s favorite green in the garden when we were growing up was Swiss chard, and it remains one of my personal favorites to this day. In addition to being tasty, it is easy to grow, you can…

Jacob’s Cattle Beans with Pasta and Greens

I love a bowl of beans! We grew up with Mom’s baked beans, a staple side at every family gathering, and often a weeknight supper. We also loved her creamy stewed yellow-eyed beans, cooked with salt-pork and served with milk to add an even creamier finish.       I’ve cooked just about every bean I could find…

Smoky Yellow-Eyed Beans and Greens

In the South, black-eyed peas and greens are the New Years good-luck staple dish. In the New England, we lean toward stocking yellow-eyed beans and hardy greens in our kitchens. In the instant multi-cooker, this is a snap! They look a lot alike –– black-eyed peas and yellow-eyed beans, but they have a much different…