Yes, yes, with his liver and a nice chianti. Lovely.
Fava beans are in season and I’ve never had them, but I figured my recent reunion with lima beans wouldn’t make them such a stretch. Using my rule of “don’t make a lot of what you’ve never had before,” I just bought a little package at DeCicco’s and after shelling, there were about maybe 20 beans:
So you boil them in salted water for five minutes, drain and rinse. Then you have to peel off the second shell around the bean:
And they are this amazing, beautiful green. I drizzled some olive oil, sea salt and ground pepper on them, and Jeeps and I ate them as an appetizer, right out of the bowl without ceremony. They were delicious, kind of a cross between edamame and lima beans. Definitely making again. This has gardening potential, too….