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Pinto beans are soft enough that they don't really need soaking, but if you have the time,
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Posted to Thread #12108 at 9:33 pm on Sep 30, 2008
soaking ahead will reduce the cooking time, and I think it helps keep the beans whole during cooking, because you'll be cooking them more gently.
Other messages in this thread:
- 12108. Soaking pinto beans - Amanda_Pennsylvania - 7:36pm on 09/30/08 (3)
- I don't usually soak mine, but just wash and then cover with water by several inches overnight, - Melissa Dallas - 8:51pm on 09/30/08
- I'm no help - I've never had any luck with soaking beans - even quick soak. [NT] - LisainLA - 9:03pm on 09/30/08
- Pinto beans are soft enough that they don't really need soaking, but if you have the time, - Joe - 9:33pm on 09/30/08