Mom's Basic Beans

This is a basic recipe my mom always uses for her beans.

Use twice as much water as beans.

Soak beans overnight in a pan of water
Boil hard for 5 minutes, take off heat, and put the lid on for 1 hour.

Rinse beans and get new water, filling the pot above the beans.
3 T. oil, garlic and onions. (do not add salt!)

Simmer for 4-5 hours if new beans (recently purchased)
Simmer for 8-9 hours if old beans (from food storage)

Add salt when cooking is complete.

Store with excess water.

To Refry:
2 T oil in the pan, and use excess liquid to prevent scalding.


Terri said...

oh be sure to add the salt after they are cooked