Good recipes to share with friends.
Does anyone else find it funny that the navy bean isn’t navy at all? I mean, it’s not a deep, rich shade of blue is it? It’s kind of like how guinea pigs aren’t pigs and seahorses aren’t horses (I could go on all day).
Besides this usual helping of people not knowing their animal facts (whatever), the zoo was really great. The weather was pleasant and lots of animals were out, sleeping. The red pandas (which are not pandas) were sleeping most adorably, with their ears lopsided and their chins resting on their paws. So cute.
Speaking of cute, and things related to “navy”, here’s a track by the charming Scottish band known as Camera Obscura. They cover a smattering of indie pop styles, from dreamy to avant-garde to downright poppy. This song, “French Navy” was one of their best received singles:
Now onto the delicious concoction I call In The Navy! Bean Dip. I kept my measurements on the loose side, so feel free to play around with any of the ingredients to suit your tastes. I couldn’t find too many white bean dip recipes that had green onions, and I thought that would just hit the spot, and it did! Mmm, now let the deliciousness flow:
In The Navy! Bean Dip
Good for a couple dozen people.