Dried and canned legumes are great for saving big bucks on your grocery bill, are packed full of nutrients/fiber and are a a great substitute for meat. However, many people avoid cooking with them simply because they either don't know HOW or are unfamiliar with the many ways legumes/pulses can be used.
I started this thread in hopes of collecting together some of your favorite tried and true legume/pulse recipes.
In addition, here are a couple of internet resources I've found useful when cooking dried legumes:
--A list of cooking times for various foods using a pressure cooker. fastcooking.ca/pressure_cookers/cooking_ti
--A comparison of pressure cookers www.consumersearch.com/pressure-cookers
(I personally use a Fagor Duo Stainless-Steel 4-Quart Pressure Cooker which I purchased on sale this past Christmas - LOVE IT!)
Of course, you don't have to have a pressure cooker to cook dried beans (but is sure is handy!) You can cook them on the stovetop in a pan or in a slow cooker. Or you can simply use canned.
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