Intermediate Eater: Bean recipes advance to the top - 2002-04-03

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F159.png Intermediate Eater: Bean recipes advance to the top April 3, 2002, John Owen, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

According to his biography, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard moved to Seattle with his family at the age of 12 and immediately applied for membership in a Boy Scout troop. A year later he was an Eagle Scout, purportedly the youngest ever to achieve that award.

I could have done that. The fact that I didn't reflects more on Scout founder Robert Baden-Powell than it does on Yr. Obdt. Correspondent. Baden-Powell had a fixation on knots. The fact that I never learned how to tie two half-hitches and a tautline hitch hindered my progress toward the rank of Tenderfoot. Since the invention of handcuffs and bungee cords, nobody needs knots any more. But just try telling that to your Scoutmaster.

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{{cite news | first = John | last = Owen | title = Intermediate Eater: Bean recipes advance to the top | url = http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/food/64956_eater03.shtml | work = Seattle Post-Intelligencer | date = April 3, 2002 | accessdate = October 11, 2017 }}