Cooking Dry Beans

Ingredients: beans and water Yield: about 3 cans worth of beans Steps: Pour 1 pound of beans onto a baking sheet to pull out any debris. Transfer to a colander to rinse Pour beans into the slow cooker and add 6 c. of water for each pound of beans. Cook on low for 8-10 hours (or…

Fresh Herb to Dried Herb – Conversion

General Rule: you will need about 1/3 the amount of dry herbs as fresh herbs Ex. 1 Tbsp of fresh herbs = 1 tsp of dried herbs (because 1 Tbsp contains 3 tsp) See more exacts for specific herbs in the “Cooking to be Clever” website link.   Original Websites: http://www.cookingtobeclever.com/substituting-dried-herbs-for-fresh-conversion-chart/ http://www.thekitchn.com/the-correct-ratio-when-substituting-dried-herbs-for-fresh-tips-from-the-kitchn-217760?crlt.pid=camp.wk8hZgK6S43r

Cooking without garlic or onion…

How they are related: both a type of plant called allium. Why we use them: they are aromatics, adding a savory aroma + flavor to foods. Possible Substitutes: Vegetable Substitutes: • Fennel: The licorice-like taste is great with chicken and fish; caramelize the chopped bulb at the beginning of cooking and add the diced fronds at the…