15 Ways to Use Fall Pantry Staples for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Make the most of your fall pantry staples with these easy autumn recipes. When canned pumpkin moves from the nether shelves of your grocery store into high visibility spaces, a cooking mindset switch...

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

by Tartinet 14 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...

Oster cooker peeling enamel

by laredo 29 days ago

I chair a community luncheon for my church. I'm in the process of learning how beans should be cooked in an Oster or similar so I can instruct the volunteer new bean cooker who is as clueless as I...


pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 4 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 Beans - What is your go-to method?

by Amandarama 5 months ago

As Elsa is passing over us and drenching everything, I'm making some chick peas today for some hummus to have later. I am taking a second stab at a method that worked pretty well with some dried s...

Table Talk with 'Cool Beans' Author Joe Yonan

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year 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...

Making tacos at home - what's your go-to combo?

by flaky_salt 9 months ago

I think we can all agree that the tacos we make at home are different than what we would get when we go out to our local taco truck or hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant, but they can be just as g...

Cooking Beans from Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo

jen kalb
by jen kalb 11 months ago

I have a bit of a thing for Rancho Gordo beans and beans generally. I recently acquired their cooobook Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo to get more ideas of how to use their exotic offer...

Canned Cannellini Beans and Garbanzo Beans

by Unkle Al 10 months ago

I want to switch from my current brand to Bush's. What are your favorite brands and do you like Bush's beans

Asparagus beans

by emeldag 11 months ago

I have a community vegetable garden and last year one of the members introduced me to asparagus/long beans. I would like to plant some this year in my plot but have been unable to find a supplier ...

Beans on Toast

by Querencia 12 months ago

Just now I was savoring Beans on Toast for lunch and thinking that this quick delicious English meal deserves more US publicity. You just heat a can of (pork & beans in the US, baked beans in Engla...

ISO Heirloom Dried Beans or Rancho Gordo Beans in Toronto

by To Market To Market 11 years ago

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has seen the delicious looking Rancho Gordo heirloom dried beans anywhere in Toronto? I am kicking myself for not buying some when I was last in the USA! If...

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

by pixelrn 14 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?

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

blue room
by blue room 5 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...

Dutch Oven sizes - cooking 1-1.5 Cups of rice or beans

by jade408 1 year ago

So I am having the great existential crisis on what versatile dutch oven size to get. I am debating on 4 qt vs 5.5 qt Staub round cocettes. I need room to make 3-4 servings of stew and curry type d...

Using dried beans

by Jjomalle 1 year ago

I know there are a million websites on how to cook using dried beans but of all the ones I've read I'm not clear on one point. I get you need to soak your beans overnight then rinse them. But I h...


by musiclvr56 1 year ago

I prefer to use water in my smoothies. The recipe I use- one cup water, one cup wild frozen blueberries, 1 cup frozen broccoli; 2T flaxseed and one banana. This recipe I just found-1 banana; 1/2 ...

Beans that are not sweet

by Nyleve 1 year ago

I want to make some kind of beans today and I’m looking for a recipe that isn’t super sweet. Prefer something saucy with lots of flavour, but not overly spicy. I have all these neat dried beans - s...

Shuck Beans

by soccermom13 2 years 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?

Greenmarket Grains Beans

by Hickory 2 years 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...