Tip for making quicker grains and beans: Use a pressure cooker! {Vegan MoFo #8}

My Vegan MoFo theme this year is “Go Vegan with JL…In the kitchen!” in which I reply to your questions about cooking in your vegan kitchen.  (I explain a bit more about my theme and plan for my October posts here.)

 

Today’s issue:

“I need an easy way to make grains, beans and legumes in advance from bulk and then store (freeze?) for later use.  I don’t want to use canned, but don’t always have time to soak (or remember to soak!).”

Oh, this is easy!  Use a pressure cooker! 

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You don’t have to soak your beans (you can if you want to but it’s not necessary) and your beans and grains are done in minutes.

I have written a great deal about my pressure cooker, and created many recipes with one.  You can browse my old posts to read more about my recipes and love for the pressure cooker. Here are a few that may be helpful to those of you new to pressure cooking: [click to continue…]

JL Fields, a vegan lifestyle coach, writes the blog JL goes Vegan and writes/edits the community blog Stop Chasing Skinny.

 

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