"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Dried Beans, by Otis Bundy, is from Cooking With The Cousins,
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Snap ends off beans. Use needle and thread to string through middle of hull between the beans. Hang string along the wall in the kitchen. Leave them there until they dry. Cook them with fatback and hot pepper for "bite."
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