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Do you need to refrigerate dried beans while soaking them?

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Do you need to refrigerate dried beans while soaking them?

CathyR | Jan 5, 2013 09:16 AM

I made a white bean soup recently, using a recipe for the first time. Recipe said to soak the beans overnight, in the fridge. First time I ever remember this recommendation. I'm curious. Is it necessary? Would it make a difference in the soup?

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