03 Feb '18, 7pm

Should You Soak Dried Beans? #care2

Should You Soak Dried Beans? #care2

We’ve all been taught to soak dried beans before cooking them. After all, the digestibility of them improves , or at least that’s what we’ve been taught. More recently, people have jumped on the don’t-soak-your-beans bandwagon. To soak or not to soak? That’s the fundamental question of cooking legumes. What’s a cook to do? I thought I’d add my two cents to the pulse predicament. “Why not just buy canned beans and avoid the whole dilemma altogether?” you may be wondering. After all, they’re convenient and you can just toss them in your meal. Considering that dried beans are roughly one-third the cost of canned beans and are not exposed to can liners that usually contain bisphenol-A , dried beans are certainly more cost-effective and a healthier option. So, while I’m all for adding a BPA-free can of chickpeas to your meal in a pinch to boost its fiber and protein, cooking th...

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