A growing collection of Primary Beans' favorite recipes, stories, and recommendations meant to inspire mindful living and bring your pantry to life.


Matos Family Black Beans with Primary Beans Organic Negro beans

Matos Family Black Beans

Dani Dillon adapted this recipe from her Puerto Rican grandma, Adeline Matos (or "Mom Mom"), who played a huge role in Dani’s upbringing and her earliest memories in the kitchen.
Food memories: Q&A with Dani Dillon

Food memories: Q&A with Dani Dillon

Meet our friend Dani Dillon, a New York-based chef, founder, and operations leader who believes that personal, story-driven food can connect people in profound ways. 
Herby marinated white beans by Annie Lucey with Primary Beans Ayocote Blanco beans

Herby marinated white beans

This recipe by Annie Lucey is low maintenance and big on flavor, which makes it perfect for summer dinner parties or even Sunday meal prep. Serve immediately or pop into the fridge.
Primary Beans Food Memories with Annie Lucey

Food memories: Q&A with Annie Lucey

Meet our friend Annie Lucey, a California based chef who believes that delicious meals don’t need to be complicated. Annie’s been busy honing her love for home cooking since elementary school...
Spicy bean cakes recipe with Primary Beans organic Flor de Junio beans

Spicy bean cakes with cilantro-yogurt sauce

These spicy bean cakes are a fun cross between bean patties and my mom’s pakoras. Their crisp exterior and warm, flavorful interior pair beautifully with a dollop of cooling cilantro-yogurt sauce. 
Food Memories Q&A with Karishma Pradhan with Home Cooking Collective

Food memories: Q&A with Karishma Pradhan

Meet Karishma Pradhan, an incredibly talented recipe developer who speaks our language about mastering the basics for easy and flexible meals at home.
Baked beans with Primary Beans Organic Alubia beans

No-ketchup sticky baked beans

I grew up in New England, and few things remind me of fall more than a big pot of baked beans served on a crisp day. The baked beans of my childhood are, to my now grown-up palate, a little too sweet, so...
Jarrett Melendez

Food memories: Q&A with Jarrett Melendez

We chatted with our friend and recipe developer, Jarrett Melendez, about his early food memories, cooking style, and how he's merging his loves for comics and food.