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Are Red Beans and Red Kidney Beans the Same?

Are Red Beans and Red Kidney Beans the Same?

[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

Tweet In short, no. Red beans are not the same variety as red kidney beans. They are smaller and have a smoother taste and texture than their kidney bean cousins. They are the most popular in the Caribbean region, where south Louisiana got it’s passion for red beans and rice. This also demonstrates that the […]

Bean Soaking Methods

Bean Soaking Methods

[ 1 ] August 26, 2007

Tweet All dry beans should be hand-sorted, rinsed twice with water and soaked according to any one of the following methods. Dry beans are a raw agricultural product and may contain dirt, stones and other debris. Gas-Free Method Beans cause gas because they contain indigestible sugars that ferment in our intestines. Fermentation of sugars produces […]

Cook Beans and Rice Thoroughly

Cook Beans and Rice Thoroughly

[ 0 ] August 26, 2007

Tweet Make no mistake, beans and rice are an extremely healthy meal. One of the reasons to put dry beans on to cook all day is undercooked beans will make you sick. Undercooked rice will do the same. Be sure you test the beans by taking a few from different areas of the pot, allowing […]