Home › Forums › Miscellaneous Forums › Recipes & Cooking Techniques › Cooking with alcohol › RE: Cooking with alcohol August 2, 2003 at 7:01 am #2337464 RubyRoseMember quote: Originally posted by EliseT Looks good! We don’t get marrow beans here. What would be a good substitute? Elise, the marrow beans I use are ‘imported’ from California. [:D] No other variety has that texture and flavor of the marrows but the closest would probably be great northerns.