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Soaking beans overnight (Originally posted on General Topics)

by marcia 12 years ago

Recipes for beans always tell me to soak beans overnight. Am I seriously supposed to put the beans in the water at mi...

BeeRich commented 16 days ago

Dried beans in chili- just soak or cook before adding?

by jessicheese 5 years ago

I usually use canned beans in my chili but want to try dried. I know that I should soak them overnight, but do I nee...


botanica commented 20 days ago

Can I season beans after cooking and freezing them?

by csabos 1 month ago

Hi. I cooked a lb of pinto beans with ham hock, salt and pepper a few weeks ago. They were a little bland, but I froz...


csabos commented 26 days ago

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

by pixelrn 10 years ago

I found a couple of bags of dried beans in my kitchen and they are past the expiration date. I always thought that dr...


Franceskelly commented 1 month ago

What can I do with chickpeas that never softened?

by vjtaylor 2 months ago

I have a pot of chickpeas that never softened. I don't want to put them into the recipe I was planning, but I'm wonde...


Hadil100 commented 2 months ago

What exactly are Chili Beans?

by cncnorman 5 years ago

I found a recipe for Taco soup that calls for Chili Beans. The can I found at the grocery store has chemicals I am n...


PSRaT commented 2 months ago

Looking for frozen pole beans (flat beans, romano beans)

by alkapal 11 months ago

I used to buy the PictSweet brand of frozen cut Italian Pole Green Beans at Harris Teeter, but they stopped carrying ...

alkapal commented 3 months ago

January 2017 COTM -- SIMPLE: Pulses; Pasta & Grains; 72-121

by blue room 11 months ago

Use this thread for reports from SIMPLE. Please don't copy recipes verbatim. You can go back to the main reporting ...

MmeFleiss commented 4 months ago

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

by Tartinet 10 years ago

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 sup...


Ginnybelle commented 6 months ago

What red beans to use with Red Beans and Rice?

by RGC1982 9 years ago

The current thread on what kind of rice to use with gumbo got me thinking about red beans and rice. While most recip...


hobby commented 6 months ago

Refried Beans Using Indian Beans?

by zackly 7 months ago

I'm going to a Patel Brothers Indian supermarket today. Being that today is Cinco de Mayo, I'm thinking of making ref...


zackly commented 7 months ago

Bean cramps

by Kathy Thompson 9 years ago

My husband and one of my friends both have a very difficult time with dried beans. It isn't just the flatulence issu...


brokenback22 commented 7 months ago

Conch Peas--what do I do with them?

by Coyote 14 years ago

Have been presented with some conch peas. They are shelled, pale green, kind of firm. Googled recipes and what turn...


Soup_girl2 commented 8 months ago

bean broth, is there a use for this?

by pagesinthesun 4 years ago

The recipe I'm making tonight called to drain my cooked (dried) beans before adding to the recipe. (MH's pasta e fagi...

DirtyLopez commented 8 months ago

beans not softening in my crock pot

by Aimee 12 years ago

I used my new crock pot for the first time today to make black bean soup. I soaked the beans overnight and then cook...


DanWannaBeCook commented 8 months ago

Where to get dried cannellini beans in San Francisco?

by Crabpaws 9 months ago

Where can I find real dried cannellini beans? (Not necessarily grown in Italy, but the real thing, not white Northern...

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

Cattle drives and beans

by camper 10 months ago

My grandfather drove cattle from Ft Stockton TX up to New Mexico somewhere and his stories about food were very educa...


Texanbychoice commented 9 months ago

Refried Black Beans Error

by inugirl 10 months ago

I'm made homemade refried black beans for the first time and it tasted super good, my only problem is that when I sma...

dave_c commented 10 months ago

Prudhomme Red Beans -- too much water?

by Karen_Schaffer 10 years ago

I'm making Paul Prudhomme's Red Beans & Rice from the Louisiana Kitchen cookbook, and he calls for what seems like an...


HungryMike23 commented 10 months ago

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