TAG : history of fava beans

Bringing Back Broad Beans

 Photo by Flickr/Stefano LubianaThe popularity of the fava bean has undergone a peculiar evolution in the U.S. In the colonial period, it was a common feature of upper-class kitchen gardens, and remained so into the 1840s, yet it was gradually replaced by the lima bean. More than anything, ...

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