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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 17 hours ago

Can I season beans after cooking and freezing them?

by csabos 6 days 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...


scunge commented 4 days ago

What can I do with chickpeas that never softened?

by vjtaylor 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

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

by alkapal 10 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 2 months ago

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

by blue room 10 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 3 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 5 months 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...


Sherrie_8 commented 5 months ago

What red beans to use with Red Beans and Rice?

by RGC1982 8 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 5 months ago

Refried Beans Using Indian Beans?

by zackly 6 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

Where to get dried cannellini beans in San Francisco?

by Crabpaws 8 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 7 months ago

Cattle drives and beans

by camper 8 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 8 months ago

Refried Black Beans Error

by inugirl 9 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 9 months ago

Prudhomme Red Beans -- too much water?

by Karen_Schaffer 9 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 9 months ago

What happens if you freeze cooked beans?

by redthong 9 years ago

We're trying to eat more of them these days, and since I'm having surgery in a few weeks, I want to spend time this w...


emaline commented 10 months ago

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