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  • Slow Cooker Cajun 15 BEAN SOUP March 3, 2014
    Slow Cooker Cajun 15 BEAN SOUP® is one of our most requested recipes, and it’s perfect timing for any upcoming Mardi Gras festivities tomorrow! This recipe uses Andouille for a little added kick, but you can substitute any kind of smoked sausage if you prefer a little less heat. This is a perfect one pot recipe to keep you warm while this historically cold winter lingers around for a few more week …
  • 2014 Winter Recipe Review February 27, 2014
    We’ve seen some delicious recipes from our blog partners this Winter! If you haven’t caught up yet, here’s a list of their new recipes featuring Hurst’s HamBeens®… time to get cooking! $5 Dollar Dinners: Cajun Turkey Andouille Bean Soup Slow Cooker Honey Ham and Beans Basil Momma: Slow Cooker 15 BEAN SOUP® Cinnamon Spiced Great Northern Beans Split Pea & Asparagus Soup 365 Days of Slow Cooking: Sm …
  • Cinnamon Spiced Great Northern Beans December 30, 2013
    Courtesy of http://www.basilmomma.com With all the recent cold weather, it’s a great time of year to pull out the slow cooker and try some new flavors with some of Hurst’s classic bean dishes. Last week, one of our food blog partners Heather Tallman (check out BasilMomma-a busy mom that likes to cook!) used HamBeens® Great Northerns to create a perfect holiday-inspired bean recipe. Read her comple …
  • 2013 Hurst Bean Cook-off November 15, 2013
    Last Sunday, N.K. Hurst hosted our 7th Annual Hurst Bean Cook-off, and we were once again blown away by the awesome presentations. From the Fireball Whiskey Chili, to the Black Bean Breakfast Ravioli’s, to the 15 BEAN Étouffée, all entries really stepped up their culinary creativity this year. In the end, one of our newest entrants took home the grand prize with his combination of a “Black Bean Mc …
  • Split Pea Soup with Ham and Bacon October 10, 2013
    Hurst Beans is partnering with several food blogs this Fall and Winter to bring you some all new recipes featuring our best selling soups. This week, Leslie from The Hungry Housewife blog used Hurst’s HamPeas® green split pea soup as the base for this delicious recipe. It’s hard to make traditional split pea soup looks this tasty! See below for the recipe and be sure to click over to her site and …
  • Hurst Beans on Indy Style September 6, 2013
    It was another great day for Hurst Beans on the local show Indy Style. Our guest chef Heather Tallman (from the food blog Basil Mamma) did an awesome job cooking and talking about Hurst’s new Slow Cooker Chili. It’s tailgate season and the perfect time to show off this great new product.  Click the pictures above to watch the segment, and look for both new Slow Cooker items this Fall in stores nea …
  • Summer Baked Bean Recipes May 23, 2013
      For many people across the country, Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer. With BBQ’s and picnics all weekend, it’s time to ditch the old canned baked beans and make some from scratch. Here are a few favorite recipes from our test kitchens that will make the entire party happy. Root Beer Baked Beans Hawaiian Baked Beans Maple Bacon Baked Beans Slow Cooker Baked Beans Have a safe and hap …
  • Easter Ham and Beans March 29, 2013
    Looking for one of the BEST ways to use a leftover Easter ham bone next week? Try this incredibly easy slow cooker (crock pot) recipe featuring Hurst’s Great Northern HamBeens® and the remainder of a good sized Easter ham. Let it cook all day while you’re at work and serve for dinner with a side of fresh corn bread. It’s a delicious meal that is filling AND inexpensive. Don’t Forget to enter our S …
  • Winter Recipe Round-up March 12, 2013
    Hurst Beans partnered with some great food blogs over the last couple of months to provide some really delicious recipes using a variety of our products. Here’s a review of all the dishes with links and pictures to help you decide which to make in the coming weeks! White Bean & Corn Chowder – $5 Dinners Split Pea and Asparagus Soup Lentil Stew with Pita Chips 15 BEAN Pot Pie Pinto Bean Cakes Beans …
  • Lentil Stew with Pita Chips February 7, 2013
    Guest blogger Erin Chase from $5 Dinners has submitted another delicious recipe this week using Hurst’s Garlic & Herb Lentils.  This Lentil Stew is packed with flavor and super easy to make. Check back later this month for another Hurst recipe and Bean Pot Giveaway from $5 Dinners. Click here to see all of $5 Dinners recipes featuring Hurst Beans. Lentil Stew with Pita Chips Ingredients: 1 bag Hur …