Why grow your own food? -- All about green beans -- Let's get growing -- Sow your seeds! -- Stages of growth -- Harvesting green beans -- Green bean Q & A -- Cool ingredients -- Kitchen tools -- Cooking terms -- Spicy sesame green beans -- Great green bean penne -- Savory green bean salad -- Breathtaking bean & ham soup -- Cheddar pecan green bean casserole -- Sassy citrus zest beans -- Wrap it up! -- Glossary -- Web sites -- Index.
Examines growing green beans at home, including the growth process, their uses once ripe, and recipes for homegrown green bean dishes.