Light vs. Dark Kidney BeansLight vs Dark: Can anyone tell me what the difference is between light red kidney beans and dark red kidney beans? Also, what's the difference regarding brown sugar?
No-Gas BeansBeans are an inexpensive, healthy food. To eliminate most of the gas-causing enzymes, hot soak the beans before you cook them.
Grind Dry Beans Into Bean FlourBoiling a pot of beans for a long time uses a lot of energy and water, but might even use more beans than each person really needs for the meal. If you grind the beans into a flour when they are dry, it not only stretches the beans more, but is a lot easier to cook with.
Rehydrating Beans in Hard WaterAny tips to rehydrate dried beans in hard water? I tried a tsp of table salt, but no luck. I soak over night, but they stay hard. Cooking and cooling doesn't work either. Thanks and God bless.
Lupini BeansI love lupini beans! I used to be able to buy them dried at local stores but can't find them anymore. Does anyone know where I can buy them? They are so delicious after you cook and soak them salted for several days. They remind me of nuts.
Dried Beans Vs. Canned BeansDo dried beans actually work out any cheaper than tinned beans when you factor in the gas/electric used to cook them?
Cooking Red Beans Azuki From Oriental Trading Co.Are ALL Orchids brand RED BEANS-AZUKI sold by the Oriental Trading Co as hard to cook as my mother (r.i.p.) discovered they were?
A Cooler Way to Cook BeansA Cooler Way to Cook Beans. To be frugal and healthy, we eat a lot of dried beans and legumes. Each week, I cook up a batch of one of the many different varieties available. The only problem is, beans can take 2-3 hours to cook. . .