Use your Crock-Pot to cook beans; then store them in the freezer. This popular post from Kalyn’s Kitchen compares soaked and unsoaked beans cooked in the slow cooker and shares the results.
(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and this post on How to Cook Dried Beans in a Crock-Potfrom Kalyn’s Kitchen can show you how to always have from-scratch cooked beans in the freezer to make bean soups, salads, or casseroles all year.)
Using the slow cooker to cook dried beans is one of those wonderful ideas I discovered through food blogging. I experimented with soaked and unsoaked beans, and this post on How to Cook Dried Beans in a Crock-Pot Slow Cooker from Kalyn’s Kitchen shares my results and step-by-step photos of everything you need to know to kick the canned bean habit!
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