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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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by Tartinet 12 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 super-busy and kept putting off cooking them. It has now been two days of soaking i...

Beans not softened in crock pot after 12 hours!

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by BucksMama 10 days ago

After reading all the previous comments (from 2015), I have decided to take my hard beans and soup out of crock and put into pot on stove and boil then let cool; if that doesn't work, I'll try the...

beans not softening in my crock pot

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by Aimee 14 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 cooked them on high for an hour in the crock pot this morning. I then added sauteed...

Tallow vs Lard

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by borisabrams 14 days ago

Hey! So i saw Epic's Grass Fed Tallow in a store and was intrigued by it. Online it seems that neither tallow nor lard have any real taste and can be used interchangeable. Does the same rin...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on BEANS & VEGETABLES, RICE & OTHER GRAINS, and PIZZAS & PIES

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by pistachio peas 2 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: BEANS, LEGUMES, & VEGETABLE DINNERS (p. 234-273); RICE, FARRO, QUINOA & OTHER GRAINS (p. 278-297); and PIZZAS & PIES (p. 30...

Dried, uncooked wrinkly pinto beans?

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by zarn 1 month ago

Are the wrinkly ones bad? Should they all be smooth? Pic below, two smooth on bottom for reference, wrinklies on top.

Beans not absorbing salt

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by riri94 2 months ago

Hello I’m making beans simmered in sofrito. No matter how much salt I add it seems the sauce will get salty but the beans remain bland. Please tell me how I can fix this. I am using canned beans.

Van Camps Beans What happened to all the beans ??? Chef Boyradee all sauce and very little product!!

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by ekandefer 5 years ago

I just opened a can of Van Camps pork and beans and all I saw was sauce I stuck a spoon in and about 1/3 of the way down were the beans. The first thing that came to my mind was Oh No they were bo...

Marinated Garbonzo Beans

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by marcjh 3 months ago

When I was a kid in the 70s and 80s, we used to get marinated garbanzo beans from the supermarket. They were delicious. They came in a glass jar and I think also had pimentos. We bought it at Ra...

Animal fat in El Pollo Loco

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by jtanida 4 months ago

Verified w El Pollo Loco Customer Service their Rice & Beans are cooked without any Animal products. Great news for us Vegetarians.

Recipe search: baked beans, no molasses/ketchup/bacon

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by Splendid Spatula 3 years ago

Good day Chowhounds, About a million years ago, my grandmother served a dish of baked beans that were unlike any baked beans I'd ever had. They were navy beans, and there was butter, and certai...

What to do with over-salted baked beans?

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by sunshiner1977 6 months ago

I tried to make this Serious Eats recipe for a potluck. Because I was serving 25, I doubled it, and it turned out insanely salty. I added three cans of northern white beans to try to dilute the sal...

Quality Pressure Cooker?

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by ribeyez 6 months ago

I'm looking to buy a pressure cooker, and I want a high quality cooker but don't want to get a massive All-American style pressure cooker or anything like that. Price isn't much of a concern. ...

Lompoc Valley Seed and Milling to close down

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by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Always sad to read when a long time local food institution is closing down. Shut down is scheduled for May. LOMPOC VALLEY SEED & MILLING 1119 West Laurel Avenue Lompoc, CA 93436 805.736.2517...

Lentils Question

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by amandarose23 7 months ago

I’m making lentils (soup) and haven’t made them in away. When rinsing and sorting the lentils (under running water in a colander and using my hand) I noticed they started to get really wrinkly, and...

Soaking dried great Northern beans

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by TracyPark 11 months ago

When I read years ago that soaking thick skinned dried beans shortens the cook time only 15 to 30 minutes, I have skipped soaking with good results. I used them in stew & chili dishes where it di...

Bad beans?

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by fasttlane 9 months ago

I opened a can of kidney beans it was foamy and smelt sour... i put a bit in my soup but then fished them out quick. Some of the canning slim is still in my soup. Is my soup still safe to eat? Were...

Popeye's Red Beans and Rice

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by ksmburns 6 years ago

I have been trying to make red beans and rice for years. I have been trying to find a recipe that tastes like Popeye's but I have not had ay luck. There are many "copy Cat" recipes out there but no...

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

blue room
by blue room 3 years ago

Use this thread for reports from SIMPLE. Please don't copy recipes verbatim. You can go back to the main reporting here: http://www.chowhound.com/post/january-2017-cookbook-month-simple-diana-he...