Who doesn’t love starchy carbs like rice, pasta and grains? My hips and thighs aren’t always so happy with them, but my mouth LOVES them!

As a rule, I don’t eat them often to keep my weight down, but every so often, a big plate of pasta with a fabulous garlicky sauce or bowl of creamy risotto with seafood can be heavenly. Tonight, we learned about most every kind of starch and bean you could imagine. I’ll tell you about the high points.