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I let my dried beans soak too long. Are they fermented now? How bad would that be, anyway?

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I let my dried beans soak too long. Are they fermented now? How bad would that be, anyway?

Tartinet | | Mar 22, 2007 11:18 AM

Okay, so I had great plans to save money by soaking and cooking my own beans. I put them in to soak, and then got super-busy and kept putting off cooking them. It has now been two days of soaking in our cool house, on the counter. Little bubbles are starting to rise from the beans, and they smell pleasantly yeasty (or something). I'm pretty much resigned to just composting them now, but I wondered if anyone had experience or knowledge about cooking possibly fermented beans. I'm tempted to do it just to find out what would happen.

Anyone know why it's supposed to be bad?

Anyone done it anyway?

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