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Beans

This Easy Trick Makes the Best Tasting Beans You've Ever Tried

When it comes to quarantine cooking, pantry staples like beans get a lot of play. But how do you make them taste better? Here's an incredibly simple and ingenious tip for the best beans you'll ever...

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Beans do not soften

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by Erpatches 5 years ago

I soaked white pea beans for 10 hours. In the crock pot for 10 hours on low and still beans are not soft. I now have had them on the stove for one hour and slightly softer but not much. This is my...

Marrowfat peas anyone?

mariekeac
by mariekeac 12 years ago

My absolute favorite beans/legumes are from back home. (holland) Don't think they are actually dutch, but haven't seen them anywhere else.... we call them kapucijners... Think in England they call ...

Favorite brand of canned beans?

arielleeve
by arielleeve 5 years ago

So, I usually try to buy and cook dried beans, but I want to start trying to utilize canned beans more. What is everyone's thought on the best brands? I try to buy canned goods that have BPA-free l...

Beans - Reducing gas

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by josephsm 16 years ago

As long as we are talking about beans, does anybody have any advice on how to reduce the inevitable gas? I have heard many theories, such as throwing away their soaking liquid, throwing away their...

What am I doing wrong? Dried beans / garbanzo / chick peas / lentils

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by MyKitchen 7 years ago

I have been trying to switch from canned to dry beans, but have yet to be successful re-hydrating any of them, specifically: lentil, azuki, garbanzo. No matter whether I put them in a slow cooker...

Favorite Pressure Cooker recipes

ski_gpsy
by ski_gpsy 8 years ago

I just had to make 2 batches of chicken soup in one afternoon so I did one on the stovetop, and the other in my pressure cooker. I was genuinely surprised that all ingredients being equal, the pre...

Cooking Dried Beans in Rice Cooker?

arielleeve
by arielleeve 6 years ago

I've done a little bit of internet research, but wanted the thoughts of people on Chowhound regarding whether this would work, and if so, how. I have a Zojirushi Fuzzy Logic, and I'm interested in ...

dried beans vs canned

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by Nalega 13 years ago

What's the difference? Am I missing out on reaching some higher culinary level if I continue to use canned beans? I'm a vegetarian who's only started to eat beans in the last year or 2, and coo...

Meat ideas for beans

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by cresyd 5 years ago

Last night I was making back beans and threw in an extra marrow bone that I had in the freezer. I was really pleased with the final result and it had me wonder what are meat additions that people ...

Freezing cooked beans?

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by josephnl 7 years ago

I have recently become a big fan of cooked beans and love the wonderful heirloom beans available from Rancho Gordo. I know that bean soups generally freeze quite well, but am wondering about how w...

English beans on toast?

DonShirer
by DonShirer 14 years ago

I like to read British mysteries. Strangely, the food most often mentioned in this genre is "beans on toast", evidently an everyday item used for breakfast lunch or dinner (at least according to t...

Dried Beans – to soak or not to soak, that is the question

rworange
by rworange 13 years ago

I’ve decided 2007 is the year of the bean where I get to know different types. I’m starting with yellow canary beans ... some Mexican, some Peruvian. Anyway, should dried beans be soaked? This s...

How long should you soak black beans?

thunderbug84
by thunderbug84 11 years ago

I have some dried Alubia Negra beans and I want to use them for dinner tomorrow night. First, how long should I soak them? Is it possible to over-soak them? Second, how long should I cook them afte...

Sept 2009 COTM: SOUTHERN Vegetables and Beans

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by yamalam 10 years ago

September 2009 Cookbooks of the Month: SCREEN DOORS AND SWEET TEA: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook, by Martha Hall Foose (SDST) & BON APPETIT Y'ALL: Recipes and Tales from Three Genera...

Dried beans/canned beans

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by bxgirl 12 years ago

Can someone please tell me the equivalent value for a pound of dried beans(kidney, garbanzo, etc) in terms of canned? If a recipe calls for 1 pound of dried beans, how many cans/ounces can I substi...

The Glorious Foods of Greece: Vegetables, Beans, and Grains

MMRuth
by MMRuth 11 years ago

August 2008 Cookbook of the Month, The Glorious Foods of Greece by Diane Kochilas. Please post your full-length reviews of vegetables, bean, and grains here. Please mention the name of the recipe ...

February 2009 COTM Schneider: Vegetables & Beans and Other Legumes

MMRuth
by MMRuth 11 years ago

February 2009 COTM: A New Way to Cook by Sally Schneider Please post your full-length reviews of vegetables, beans and other legume recipes here. Please mention the name of the recipe you are r...

Julia Child: Lentils, Beans, Rice, & Pasta

JoanN
by JoanN 12 years ago

October 2007 Cookbook Author of the Month: Julia Child Please post your full-length reviews of lentils, beans, rice, and pasta recipes here. Please mention the name and the source of the recipe...

Vegetable Harvest: Pasta, Rice, Beans, and Grains

JoanN
by JoanN 12 years ago

September 2007 Cookbook of the Month: Vegetable Harvest by Patricia Wells Please post your full-length reviews of pasta, rice, beans, and grains recipes here. Please mention the name of the rec...

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