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Beans

Move Over Chickpeas, Lupini Beans Are the New Hot Healthy Snack

Chickpeas have long been hailed as the super bean. They are versatile, healthy, and are the star ingredient in one of the most popular snacks of all time, hummus. However, there is a new bean in town...
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Animal fat in El Pollo Loco

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by jtanida 27 days 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 3 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...

beans not softening in my crock pot

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by Aimee 13 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...

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...

Quality Pressure Cooker?

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by ribeyez 3 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. ...

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...

Lompoc Valley Seed and Milling to close down

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by Melanie Wong 4 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 4 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 8 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 6 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

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by blue room 2 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...

What exactly are Chili Beans?

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by cncnorman 7 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 not allowed to eat. Can I make homemade Chili Beans with my own beans and season...

"Curry Powder" as an ingredient: automatic suspicion

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by vjtaylor 1 year ago

Honestly when I see "curry powder" as an ingredient in a recipe I tend to assume the writer doesn't know what they're doing. Curry powder can mean DOZENS of different combinations of spices. Why wo...

Ideas For Chicos? (Not the clothing store!)

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by PennyG 1 year ago

I bought some chicos at the Farmers Market on a recent trip to Santa Fe. I’ve been doing some research on the best way to use them and think I will probably throw some in with my next batch of Ran...

Beans won't cook.

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by egit 6 years ago

It all started with a pound of Goya "small red beans." I soaked them overnight. I changed the water, and soaked them for about 6 more hours. I then proceeded to prepare to make a pot of chil...

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

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by pixelrn 11 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 dried beans last a very long time if kept dry. Do you think it's safe to use them?

Beans for taco bar

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by kaysheh 1 year ago

I'm in charge of bringing beans for a taco bar for 20 adults. I'm planning on buying 2 pounds of dry pinto beans and cooking them from scratch. Will this be enough? How do I spruce it up? Just sal...