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Spilling the Beans | Can you cook beans in the microwave?

Spilling the Beans | Can you cook beans in the microwave?

Spilling the Beans is an occasional blog written by contributing editor Leah Mensch about all things bean-related.
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor April 22, 2021
In their last ever bean blog, Staff Bean Czar Leah Mensch conducts a science experiment to see if an 1989 LA Times article — which claims beans can be cooked in the microwave — is accurate.
Spilling the Beans | From the can or from scratch?

Spilling the Beans | From the can or from scratch?

Spilling the Beans is an occasional blog written by contributing editor Leah Mensch about all things bean-related.
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor March 29, 2021
Suppose I were to begin by telling you that dry beans — cooked from scratch — are far superior to canned beans.
Spilling the Beans | The Art of the Refried Bean

Spilling the Beans | The Art of the Refried Bean

Spilling the Beans is an occasional blog written by contributing editor Leah Mensch about all things bean-related.
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor March 14, 2021
Refried beans are an art. Staff Bean Czar Leah Mensch makes them exceptionally well.
Spilling the Beans | Burrito Time

Spilling the Beans | Burrito Time

Spilling the Beans is an occasional blog written by contributing editor Leah Mensch about all things bean-related.
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor February 15, 2021
The art of bean burritos seems simple, and it can be, but if you put time and care into your beans and craft, the bean burrito tastes much better.
Spilling the Beans | The Best Black Bean Soup

Spilling the Beans | The Best Black Bean Soup

Spilling the Beans is an occasional blog written by contributing editor Leah Mensch about all things bean-related.
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor February 1, 2021
At this point in the pandemic, beans are the only thing keeping me tethered to reality.
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