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Kidney Beans

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Some cooks prefer to buy organically grown kidney beans since the skin seems to stay intact more successfully.


Both dark (red) and light (pink) varieties of kidney beans are available in the United States. The dark red beans are grown in New York, while the lighter varieties are grown in California.

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