How to Fall in Love with Beans: Try This Hearty Nigerian Stew

Of all the ingredients in the world, we’d wager that beans certainly aren’t the most glamorous. But Joe Yonan, the food and travel editor for The Washington Post, has made beans dazzling in his new...

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

by Tartinet 13 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...

Table Talk with 'Cool Beans' Author Joe Yonan

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 8 days ago

While most of the country slows to a halt, eating (and cooking) must go on and many are turning to healthy comfort foods to help tide us through these rough and murky waters. Beans fall squarely in...

Shuck Beans

by soccermom13 1 month ago

We'll be in NC in April---New Bern, Raleigh, Asheville. Does anyone know where I could purchase some shuck beans to cook at home?


pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 3 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...

Greenmarket Grains Beans

by Hickory 1 month ago

I've recently found that some black beans from the Union Square Greenmarket cooked very unevenly in my Instant Pot. I had the same problem with some organic black beans from Whole Foods. I'd neve...

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

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...

La Mesa, Massapequa

by Gastronomos 4 months ago

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/la-mesa-massapequa-1.39154074 Our very own, the Fabulous Erica Marcus, has a nice write up on a place I find worth a mention here. When you do go, ...

How to cook beans?

by herb1 4 months ago

I’ve never liked beans. Most any beans. Green beans are good but kidney beans, pinto beans and especially soybeans have always been avoided. I can’t really explain why I don’t like them, texture or...

Beans not softened in crock pot after 12 hours!

by BucksMama 6 months 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

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

by borisabrams 6 months 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...

Dried, uncooked wrinkly pinto beans?

by zarn 7 months 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

by riri94 7 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.

Marinated Garbonzo Beans

by marcjh 9 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

by jtanida 10 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

by Splendid Spatula 4 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?

by sunshiner1977 12 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?

by ribeyez 12 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...