The United Nations (UN) declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. A “pulse
” is the edible seed of certain legumes such as dry beans, peas and lentils.
Nov 5, 2014 ... Dried beans are more cost-effective and tastier than the canned variety—here's
how to cook 'em right.
How to cook dried beans, it is easy when you know the right technique. Beans
are also versatile and can be made different ways and in many types of meals.
Pour cold water over the beans to cover. Soak beans for 8 hours or overnight.
Drain beans, discard soak water and rinse with fresh, cool water. (Cold water
How to Cook Dried Beans. Beans are a great addition to any well-balanced diet.
They are easy to cook and versatile in recipes as side dishes or as main ...
Jun 22, 2016 ... Not only will you be able to find a greater variety of dried beans than canned, and
not only do they taste better, but there's just something homey ...
Dried beans, peas and lentils — a.k.a. legumes or pulses — are a vital food
source and one of the world's oldest cultivated crops. Evidence of cultivation
I got some interesting email regarding my post on Ten Reasons Soaking Dried
Beans Can Change Your Life. Apparently, I'm not the only fanatic saving money ...
According to some of our neighbors, many farms in the Pescadero area grew dry
beans a couple decades ago. Also according to local lore, our foggy and cool ...
Jan 1, 2015 ... Dried beans are not only an inexpensive, healthy protein; they can also be used
in so many different ways. Thomas shares his simple method ...