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Dried black bean question


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Dried black bean question

JerryMe | Feb 18, 2009 02:44 PM

So I rarely make beans from scratch (dried beans). Cuz' I mostly suck at this but then I can't figure out what to do with the QUANTITY!!

So I pulled a bag of dried black beans out the the pantry and sort thru them and the debris is INCREDIBLE! I bought them at a Hispanic market that I frequent and I like this market. Melt in your mouth tortillas, excellent meat that will make you weep for what they charge and produce that you have to watch out for but I know what I'm doing and everything I've gotten out of there has been very, very good. Oh! and the cheeses! Beyond fresh and worthy. You can put them on . . .dry saltines and they are wonderful. I seriously doubt it's the market.

So - Is the debris in a dried bag of beans usual?? Like rocks the size of your thumb (yes, I know I have small hands, but REALLY??).

i sorted 1/3 bag in a pie pan, pulled out the debris, rinsed them well and have them soaking. We'll have black bean something soon.

But - do ALL dried beans have this debris??

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