At Thanksgiving, it’s always great to have a couple of dishes that don’t have to go in the oven. This combination of creamy white beans and slightly crunchy haricots verts makes an interesting textural mix, and it’s sturdy enough to stand at room temperature for several hours. Slideshow:Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
The dried beans can be prepared through Step 1 and refrigerated in their liquid overnight.
Although dried beans will last for years, the newer the crop, the more delicious the beans are and the more evenly they cook. So it’s best to buy from a trusted source, like Rancho Gordo, and cook the beans soon after buying.