How to cook Dry beans - Do not add salt - Pre-soaking helps reduce starches attributed to gas (I skip this step, as did my Mexican neighbor and my Navajo neighbor and both of their beans were to die for, but some swear by it)
CROCK POT / Paula Deen Slow Cooker Pinto Beans- Really good. I made them 2 times this month. Once with the ham hocks and one without out. To add some flavor to the ones minus the hocks. I cooked them in 2 cups of vegetable stock.
Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice Ingredients lb of dry red kidney beans, soaked overnight 5 c of Water Beef Boullions cubes medium onion, diced cloves of garlic, minced T Creole Seasoning cups of cooked rice, (I use brown)