Les Haricots Beurre

Beans and butter. Yes! Add Rosé.

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I love to see the haricots beurres(wax beans) in the market!  That means that fresh coco beans are not far behind.  In fact, I saw a handful of French canneberge (cranberry beans) in the supermarket but there wasn’t enough left to do anything with.  When they arrive in the farmers’ market, the first thing I will make is a cassoulet from Castelnaudary in the Midi region.  Can’t wait!

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Les haricots beurres are not M. Parret’s favorites but he has never had them like this.  This was an excellent opportunity to illustrate that diversity in cooking styles is a good thing.  I sort of hammered that point home 😀  I think he has changed his mind about these beans 🙂

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I found this recipe in the French Saveurs magazine.  This magazine has been a long time favorite of mine when I am in France because they usually cook what is available in the…

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