How To Cook Dry Beans

Bean Recipes, Legumes, Pressure Cookers / Canners
Today we're finishing up showing you more about pressure cookers. Jodi did a great job explaining the difference between pressure canners and cookers last week and so many of our readers on our Facebook Page have asked us what we use our cookers for and here's just one example. This post deserves a little bit of background information... These are actual quotes by me Julie that I said to Jodi, either on the phone or on msn - yes we're old school and that's how we chat when we work late at night. "Jodi, there is no way I will ever use beans in my Food Storage, so I'll just store a lot of Tuna for protein" "Jodi, I decided I actually like black beans now, so I'll just store…
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Pressure Canners vs Pressure Cookers (Cooking Mysteries Solved!)

Canning, Pressure Cookers / Canners
If you are a Facebook friend of ours you may have seen us posting occasionally about using our pressure cookers or canning meat. Inevitably the question gets asked "What's the difference between a pressure cooker and a pressure canner?" Don't worry, two years ago we didn't know either!!! I've answered a few of our most commonly asked questions in this short video that should help take the mystery out of pressure cooking and pressure canning for you.  In case you can't view the video, try clicking here or read the summary below. (I go into more detail in the info below as well) What is a pressure cooker? A pressure cooker is a tightly sealed pot that uses steam under pressure to cook foods very quickly. It is extremely useful…
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