Beyond the BabySteps: Legumes: Let’s Talk About Beans

If you have followed our blog closely, you know that Julie has been afraid of using dry beans in her cooking but has made some great progress this year. In case you missed her Magical Fruit Post, take a quick look to see what we mean (and also learn more about the nutritional benefits of beans). Although this information maybe seem a little "boring" we found it on the USU Extension and thought it would be a good reference to share for any of you who may also be a little "afraid" of beans. Soaking Beans: 1. Quick Soak Method: hot soaking helps dissolve some of the gas-causing substances. Cover beans with twice as much water as beans, bring to a boil, boil 2 minutes, remove from heat and allow…
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