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How to keep canned legumes

Postby Bwis53 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:25 pm

I want to use beans in my big dinner salads but wouldn't use a full can. What is the best way to keep left-over canned beans?

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Cadfael » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:58 pm

Dehydrate them and freeze.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:11 am

Speaking of food issues what happened to Fennel, our resident foodie?

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby gozer » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:19 pm

how long has it been?

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Bwis53 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:04 pm

Cadfael wrote:Dehydrate them and freeze.


I could almost buy dried ones and soak them as needed?

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Cadfael » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:17 pm

Bwis53 wrote:
Cadfael wrote:Dehydrate them and freeze.


I could almost buy dried ones and soak them as needed?

The rehydration time for cooked beans is about half an hour if you use hot water or a microwave or a pot on the stove versus what, overnight soak and a day of simmering for uncooked?

I dehydrate Bush's beans, hamburger, goulash, and spaghetti sauce for camping. If you use boiling water and cover the pot with an insulated cozy, like that metal ductwork insulation, they rehydrate so fast they're done before you get everything else ready for dinner. Hot dogs cut into little pieces take longer to rehydrate. Gotta cook those for a while.

So, no. Not even almost the same. It'll still go a bit stale in about ten days at room temp but in the freezer it's good for a year. Since my longest camping trip is five or six days, I eat pretty good even on the last day. :-)

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Ducatista » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:29 pm

Bwis53 wrote:I want to use beans in my big dinner salads but wouldn't use a full can. What is the best way to keep left-over canned beans?

I found this a while back, and it works like a charm: Rinse the leftover beans thoroughly, then store them in an airtight container tossed with olive oil for up to a week.

I wouldn't freeze them if you plan to use them for salad... they get a little mushy after freezing.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Stebben84 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:28 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:our resident foodie?


Foodie is as bad as "sammie" in my opinion.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby gargantua » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:43 pm

Stebben84 wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:our resident foodie?


Foodie is as bad as "sammie" in my opinion.

This could almost be a thread. Annoying Food-Related Terms.
Both of the above would qualify.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:45 pm

You got me there. I prefer trencherman myself.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby thebookpolice » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:51 pm

gargantua wrote:
Stebben84 wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:our resident foodie?

Foodie is as bad as "sammie" in my opinion.

This could almost be a thread. Annoying Food-Related Terms.
Both of the above would qualify.

Kinda already was. God how often I use "tho" now, tho.

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby gargantua » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:55 pm

thebookpolice wrote:
gargantua wrote:
Stebben84 wrote:Foodie is as bad as "sammie" in my opinion.

This could almost be a thread. Annoying Food-Related Terms.
Both of the above would qualify.

Kinda already was. God how often I use "tho" now, tho.

Wow. Talk about coming late to the party!

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby thebookpolice » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:00 pm

gargantua wrote:
thebookpolice wrote:
gargantua wrote:This could almost be a thread. Annoying Food-Related Terms.
Both of the above would qualify.

Kinda already was. God how often I use "tho" now, tho.

Wow. Talk about coming late to the party!

nbd

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Re: How to keep canned legumes

Postby gozer » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:36 am

i suppose one can also use ether and dry ice to make a cooling mixture and dip the tin of beans into it to flash-freeze it . . .


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