Butter Beans
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Cooking Fordhook Butterbeans

Anonymous added on May 22, 2015 | Answered

Picked a few green stage butterbeans this afternoon. Boiled them in water only, and the liquid turned dark red. I don't remember this as normal, but I have never cooked green stage Fordhooks. Is this normal?

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    shelley
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on May 26, 2015

    Based on my research this phenomenon is normal and is best explained in the following article:
    http://www.curiouscook.com/site/beans/

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