Shucking Bean Recipes

Sitting with friends and shucking beans invokes delightful summer memories. These 15 recipes—for dishes like fresh asparagus and fava beans and a timeless cranberry bean soup—ensure that the work of shucking will be scrumptiously rewarded.

See the RecipeLaurie Smith
See the RecipeJames Oseland
See the RecipeAndré Baranowski
See the RecipeJames Oseland

Slow-Simmered Pinto Beans

Chiles add heat and bacon adds depth to these spicy beans, a popular side dish throughout Texas.André Baranowski
See the RecipeAnna Stockwell
Todd Coleman