A name given to a group of beans that are basically white in color and have similar textures and flavor. This group of beans includes navy, Great Northern, and Cannellini (white kidney) beans. Different varieties of white beans are interchangeable in recipes.
White asparagus is sweeter and milder than green asparagus. White asparagus is popular in Europe; in the U.S., it's a more of a specialty item. Look for it at farmer's markets or the produce section of gourmet grocery stores.
This soft textured White Creamy Frosting recipe is thick enough for piping and creating shapes. It will remain soft and when made with butter, it has a rich flavor. Because of its ability to hold its shape, it works well for cake, cupcake, and cookie decorating.
Make this a Red, White, and Blue summer with some of these ideas to add color to your celebration. Whether you are celebrating Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or welcoming our troops home, you will find these suggestions will add just the right touch to you special occasion.