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Old 11-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #1
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Beans in chili not quite done

I made some chili a few weeks ago (froze it in quarts). What I didn't realize was that my beans (small black and white northern) were not quite done (boiled from dry). Do you think if I added liquid to the chili and cooked it for a while, the beans would continue to soften? It's edible but not great. TIA ~Bliss
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:52 PM   #2
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That should work.
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Old 11-05-2008, 09:04 PM   #3
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i always soak beans overnight before cooking in slow cooker. i would think just cooking more would do the trick.
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Old 11-12-2008, 10:41 AM   #4
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YES! It worked, I added a few cups of water and cooked them low for another hour in the chili, and they are fine now. Whew! Thank you. ~Bliss
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Old 11-12-2008, 11:20 AM   #5
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Good news Bliss... glad it all worked out!
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