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 Can I soak dried beans and then freeze them?

Answer Pour the beans in a bowl and cover with water. Allow to soak overnight. Cook in a large pot of boiling water for 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours. Drain and cool the beans. Store them in the freezer for up to ... Read More »
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Do I Have to Cook Dried Beans Right after I Soak Them?

On One Hand: Cook as Soon as PossibleOnce you have soaked your choice of dried beans overnight, it is best to rinse, drain and cook them right away. Soaking the beans shortens cooking time, but do... Read More »
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Why do dried fruits&dried beans swell when they are cooked?

Dried beans and dried fruits have been heated or left in the sun to desiccate them. When you reconstitute them by cooking them or just soaking them in water, they swell up because their cells are a... Read More »
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How much cooked beans does one pound of dried kidney beans make?

Cooking 1 lb. of dry kidney beans delivers approximately 5 to 6 cups of beans. The most efficient method of cooking kidney beans is to soak them overnight in a bowl of water and cook the next day f... Read More »
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How many cups of cooked dried beans equals one can of beans?

About 1 1/2 cups cooked dried beans equal one 15-ounce can of beans, according to the American Dry Bean Board. You need about 2/3 cup raw dried beans, or about 1/3 pound, to make 1 1/2 cups cooked ... Read More »
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