Cooking with Dried Beans: Not So Hard

Logically, we might know that cooking with dried beans is cheaper than buying canned, not to mention that bulk products use less packaging and do not have the sodium of their metal-clad counterparts. But still, don’t dried beans require, you know, effort? Well, yes, they do, but perhaps not nearly as much as you think. While I still use canned beans about half the time for convenience’s sake, when I prepare dried beans, I think, “I should really do this more often.” Done right, the taste is fantastic, and you’ll have saved money in the process. Continue reading