Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Fava Beans And A Nice Chianti / Habas Y Un Buen Chianti

La versión español está después de la versión inglés.

I'VE TOLD YOU before about our nephew Matt and his wife Lindy. They are two of the kindest, most loving, most enlightened, and exceptional people we know. Click here to see how happy they make us when they make their annual visit to Spain.

Matt and Lindy both have restaurant backgrounds, Matt as a chef and Lindy in management. But their love is farming. They live in the city of Pierre, the capital of the State of South Dakota, where they started the first farmers market, which, with years of love and hard work, has grown into something exceptional. Matt and Lindy, and their company B&G Produce (click here), are currently featured in South Dakota Magazine (which, oddly, I can't find on the newstands in Fuengirola) as well as on South Dakota Broadcasting's show "Savor South Dakota." The piece in South Dakota Magazine is all about fava beans. I remember from "Silence of the Lambs" that fava beans go well with a nice chianti.

Matt and Lindy go well with anything. They're delicious.

TE LO HE dicho antes sobre nuestro sobrino Matt y su mujer Lindy. Son dos de las personas más amables, cariñosos, libre de prejuicios, y excepcionales que conocemos. Haz clic aquí para ver cuán felices nos hacen cuando hacen su visita anual a España (hoy he escribido la versión español).

Matt y Lindy ambos tienen mucha experiencia en restaurantes, Matt como un chef y Lindy en la gestión. Pero su amor es la agricultura. Viven en la ciudad de Pierre, la capital del estado Dakota del Sur, donde iniciaron el primer mercado de agricultores que, con años de amor y trabajo duro, se ha convertido en algo excepcional. Matt y Lindy, y su compañía B & G Produce, se encuentran actualmente en la revista Dakota del Sur (que, extrañamente, no puedo encontrar en los estrenos de Fuengirola), así como en el programa de South Dakota Broadcasting "Savor South Dakota" (que significa "Saborear Dakota del Sur"). La cuenta en la revista "South Dakota Magazine" se trata de habas. Recuerdo de la pelicula "El Silencio de los Corderos" que habas van bien con un buen chianti. 

Matt y Lindy van bien con cualquier cosa. Son deliciosos.




South Dakota Public Broadcasting...
Radiodifusión Pública de Dakota del Sur (lo siento por qué no está en español)...

27 comments:

  1. Wonderful story and they both seem happy and passionate about farming. Warm greetings to you.

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    1. Blogoratti:
      And not only do they farm, but they roast coffee beans, sell incredible baked goods, do catering, and make the best granola I've ever had.

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  2. Thanks for such kind words, Mitchell! We love and miss you soooo much!

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    1. Lindy:
      We miss you every day. Can't wait for your return to Spain.

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  3. Very cool! Celebrity relatives!

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    1. Cheapchick:
      And they're so down to earth. You'd never know they were famous.

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  4. nice magazine spread! congrats to your famous relatives!

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    1. anne marie:
      I have always been so proud of them. Even before they were famous.

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  5. I don't think I've eaten fava beans since watching Silence of the Lambs. Haven't eaten split pea soup since The Exorcist.

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    1. Stephen:
      I still like fava beans. Split pea soup for me had nothing to do with The Exorcist. The color alone does me in!

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  6. Your title had me worried - I thought you had taken up cooking! Nice photospread on your lovely relatives.

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    1. Wilma:
      But I have! I just cooked my own breakfast of canned peaches, yogurt, and rice cakes. And every morning I cook my own coffee... by pouring the hot coffee into a glass filled with ice... all by myself! One of these days I'm going to make "gateau in a cage" a la Julia Child.

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  7. I've never been to SD, I don't know much about life there either except Mount Rushmore is there.

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    1. Adam:
      Although our family in South Dakota (it's where Jerry grew up) is wonderful and the state has so much beauty to offer, the politics of the state are for me very distasteful. I'm hoping people like Matt and Lindy and our other family there can have an impact.

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  8. great people and hard working ones

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    1. Gosia:
      They are always working, sometimes exhausted, and always happy.

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  9. Real doers they are! They look like they like what they do!
    Congratulations to them both.

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    1. Jim:
      They both love it. And they're an amazing team.

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  10. Don't show them the title of this post and the last line...they may be less inclined to visit! Haha!

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    1. Jennifer:
      No worries. Matt has a twisted sense of humor. Jerry has a genealogy website. When he was trying to decide what to call it, Matt suggested "DeadLowells.com"!

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  11. Gotta give it up to farmers!

    But I may skip the fava beans and head straight for the chianti!

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    1. Bob:
      They come from a long line of farmers. In Matt's family, it skipped a generation.

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  12. You forgot the liver. But, small matter when you have such industrious and talented relatives!

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    1. Walt the Fourth:
      And I will ALWAYS forget the liver.

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  13. We need to work on increasing the circulation of any publication that talks about the good work of farmers and joys of farmer's markets.

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    1. Travel:
      I agree. I completely forgot to add Matt & Lindy's blog link. Will do that later today!

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  14. I didn't care for fava beans even before the nasty movie came out.

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