Kicking the Canned Bean Habit *aka* Cooking Dried Beans

Posted on | March 30, 2012 | 10 Comments

Cooking dried beans is not near as intimidating as it’s made out to be. Quite the contrary. While it does take time, hands on time is minimal.



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10 Responses to “Kicking the Canned Bean Habit *aka* Cooking Dried Beans”

  1. Mrs. Z
    April 5th, 2012 @ 2:47 pm

    What do you turn the crock pot on to? High? Low?

  2. The Vintage Wife
    April 5th, 2012 @ 4:16 pm

    Whoops! Sorry, I’ll add that in. I do it on low. 🙂

  3. The Vintage Wife
    April 5th, 2012 @ 4:17 pm

    Oh, haha. I already had it in there. It does specify low.

  4. Bama Girl
    April 5th, 2012 @ 8:56 pm

    Hello! I love the idea of using your slow-cooker for this process! I just recently started canning my own dried beans and love that process! I can ‘can’ up to twenty pints at a time! I love canning, but during the canning process, I had extra beans so I froze them. I love learning new things that make life a little easier! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

  5. The Vintage Wife
    April 5th, 2012 @ 9:38 pm

    I like to can mine, too, but we’ve been through a rough patch. Freezing is a great interim for me, and I can keep beans available. Thanks for stopping by!

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    April 8th, 2012 @ 9:18 pm

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