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Old Beans - Eat or Toss?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Pupsnpullets, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    SoCal desert
    I'm cleaning out the pantry and I've come across pintos and black beans, and maybe more to come, that are at least 4 years old. Maybe more. I was dumping into a bucket for the compost but thought I'd run them by here first. What do you think? Bean Soup? Or will the energy required to soften them up make them uneconomical, not to mention tasteless?

  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    They should be fine to eat! Beans keep forever

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