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Spicy Comfort Food of the Pinto Variety

I have had a can of pinto beans sitting in my pantry. In true apartment-living style, my pantry is a large cabinet above my microwave, but “pantry” sounds much nicer, though, upon further reflection, I am not sure that a sentence about a can of beans really merits much dressing up. Anyway, I have had […]

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Pinto Bean Salad and Space Invaders

“Oh my god,” I yelled as a shell exploded meters from my bunker scattering bones across the area, “they’re back! The space invaders are back! And this time, they refuse to conform themselves to two dimensions.” My friend and partner in bad-assery, Butch Monroe, merely grunted. He was worried, too, but as a prototype humanoid […]

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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. […]