This is Kaely’s stuffed dog. His name is Beans.
As far as I’m concerned, today is a holiday in his honor.
But just in case other people don’t stand behind that, I also made a tortellini bean salad.
Ingredients include: cheese tortellini, broccoli, carrots, white beans, red kidney beans, garbanzo beans, and green beans.
Beans, beans, beans.
Topped with this salad dressing:
My verdict? This was pretty good. I’d totally bring it to a BBQ as a pasta salad. But it’s January in New Jersey, so I hope I don’t get invited to a local barbecue any time soon.
I got through this whole post without making one fart joke. My mom would be proud. My dad would not be.