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The Moldy Pinto Bean Mystery! Can you help?


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The Moldy Pinto Bean Mystery! Can you help?

misscooley | Jan 25, 2010 11:09 AM

Howdy Hounds,

I have a mystery that even Google couldn't help me solve.

Last night I cooked dried pinto beans in my 6 quart presto pressure cooker for 55 minutes. When I ate a test bowl about every 3 bites tasted moldy. UGGH!

I was so sad since I had a craving for chili and now I will have to start over. I was so curious as to why and how this could be and I tried to find out if this has happened to anyone else. My searches have turned up nothing. What do you think?

Here is the recipe I used:
2.5 C. Organic Dried Pinto Beans, 6 C. Water, 3 Tbl Canola Oil, 2 cloves organic garlic, and a quarter of a jalepano pepper from the freezer. Nothing looked or smelled moldy so I am at a loss.

Thanks for your help.

Gratefully, ALC

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