Re: [gardeners] gardeners Digest V1 #849 (
Sun, 14 May 2000 21:32:38 EDT

In a message dated 5/12/00 9:06:14 PM, writes:

<< cranberry beans are filling out and I am anxious to pick and eat
some of them to see how they taste. They are this years new veggie to
try and appear to be prolific and fast growing. >>

They are wonderfully meaty.  We shell them and cook with garlic,  some 
applewood smoked bacon for flavor and pepper.  They are a favorite of ours.  
My dad use to grow them.  The ones he grew were given to him by a neighbor 
who brought them from Sicily.