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Beans: They're Better for You Than You Think

National Bean Day is celebrated on January 6th, the same day that Gregor Mendel, the famed geneticist, died in 1884. Mendel utilized bean and pea plants to test his plant genetics hypotheses. So, actually, National Bean Day has more to do with scientific discoveries than delicious dishes, but we won’t let that stop us from celebrating and enjoying one of our favorite Latin-American foods!

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