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Old 06-22-2014, 03:46 PM   #11
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That sounds reasonable but have you actually tested this to see if the real dollar value saved is significant?
Either way you simmer lentils, not boil.

Besides, lentils turn out a lot better in a pressure cooker anyway.
Males you wonder how all the lentil cookers of the world survived before the advent of the pressure cooker.
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Males you wonder how all the lentil cookers of the world survived before the advent of the pressure cooker.
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Old 06-26-2014, 05:33 PM   #13
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I think lentils are similar to rice when it comes to cooking. You cook it covered to avoid drying out. Of course you can more water as you cook, but I do not like adding water. The food the loose the flavor.
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