When: January 6th
Where: United States
With so many different types of beans, there are also many ways to celebrate the day. One way is to get a bag of select or artisanal if you will, fresh coffee beans to brew your favorite cup of joe. For dinner find a fun new way to incorporate a new type of bean into your meal or maybe keep it simple and grab a bag of chips and bean dip for a snack.
The are about 400 types of beans.
A bean can be cooked in many different ways, and is wildly popular in a variety of dishes all over the world. Considered a very healthy food type, beans offer a good source of dietary fiber and protein. Not to be confused with the similar in size pea, beans are a summer crop that needs warmer temperatures to grow and maturity is happens around 55–60 days from planting stage to the final harvest. As one of the oldest know food types of man recorded in history, ancient Egyptians even buried their dead in tombs with pottery filled with beans, in order to have enough food in the after life. In the United States chili cooked with beans are a big deal, and there are many chili cook offs or competitions to find out who can make the best batch.