A No-Soak Method For Beans & A $400 Kitchen Makeover

A No-Soak Method For Beans & A $400 Kitchen Makeover

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Emma Christensen
Dec 3, 2010
We love cooking up big pots of beans this time of year, and this fast no-soak method means that we don’t have to plan it out so far in advance. Perfect! We have this, plus a recipe for whole wheat bagels, the science behind double dipping, and a surprisingly affordable kitchen remodel, below. The posts pictured above are in bold below.Ever wonder why one recipe calls for crushed garlic while another calls for minced? Here’s why. • The Mythbusters team clears up the double-dipping debate. • A good reminder to double-check you didn’t grab the wax paper by mistake before baking your cookies. • This kitchen feels so fresh and light, it’s hard to believe it was all done for under $400.Tex-Mex Migas would make the perfect mid-winter breakfast. • One of these lovely hand-carved wooden spoons would make a great holiday gift this year.Ten wines for under $10 from Trader Joe’s that are perfect for the holidays. • It’s so interesting to see which of these 2010 Cooking Trends actually came to pass! • Mmm...homemade cinnamon-raisin whole wheat bagels sound so good. • Another gift round-up - this one has our top picks for kitchen essentials every cook needs. • Don’t you just want to curl up in this kitchen and read a good book while the cookies bake? • Making cookie dough and freezing it for later is a great time-saving tip. • This no-soak method for making beans is so fast and fool-proof that we never cook them any other way. • This kitchen re-model took almost three years to complete, but judging by the stunning result, it was time well spent. • Quick, make this recipe for pasta with shaved brussels sprouts before the season for sprouts is over!Splurge the cook in your life (or yourself!) with a few of these luxurious ingredients.A Year Ago and A Week Two Weeks: Choosing Wine for Thanksgiving and Hearty Apple Muffins
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