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I made BEANS!

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Hehe, I get dry beans on WIC and had no idea how to make them.

It says to "rinse and sort beans".

Sort according to what? They all looked like beans to me!
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Sorting basicaly means that you check through them for wonkey looking ones and rocks, then rinse them. After that, you're good to go!
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yeah, or the one's that look like beans but are really just a skin shell. No that'll kill you, but who want's a bunch of skeleton beans?
Rinsing the beans'll sort 'em for you, the wonky ones tend to float. Also kind of run your fingers through them all, and check out any that feel different enough to notice.
Beans:1 Water:4
If you plan in advance you can soak the beans for about 8 hours. Otherwise, bring them to a boil for about 2 minutes, then turn the heat to a simmer and cover and cook for 1 hour. At that point the beans are rehydrated and ready to be used like canned beans.
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