Whether you grow bush beans or pole beans, when the crop comes in, it is abundant. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and let a pile of beans sit in the refrigerator too long. Bean bean flavor and quality is markedly best right after harvest. Quality quickly diminishes by the day.
Here is a suggested kitchen plan for getting the most out of your harvest if you want to eat green beans in their fresh state:
The blanching process stops the deterioration that would have taken place. The beans are bright green and fresh tasting.
Most of the work of including fresh green beans in you menus is already done. Get creative with seasonings and sauces:
No one will complain that you are serving green beans every night. In fact, most of your family will be curious about what you will come up with next.
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