The NYT on How to Cook Beans
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Easy, forgiving, healthy and economical, beans are a home cook's secret weapon.
Yes, canned beans are convenient, but knowing how to cook dried beans gives you flexibility, and makes for a far more delicious meal. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about preparing beans and some of their relatives in the legume family, including lentils and split peas, both on the stove and in the pressure- or slow-cooker.