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Rice and Beans

I'd like to start preparing my meals for the workweek in a batch on Sundays, to be refrigerated and microwaved as needed. I'm looking for a specific rice and bean-based recipe (type(s) of bean, optimal ratio of rice to beans, cooking time) that's cheap and nutritionally complete. That is to say, I'd like to be able to eat this for about half of my meals in a week and remain healthy.
posted by phrontist on Dec 14, 2013 - 12 answers

Bean betrayal. Is it possible?

Beans, beans, they're good for your heart, but the more you eat, the more you fart. Is it true, Metafilter? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Jul 7, 2011 - 24 answers

Yet another "should I eat this?": black beans

Should I Eat This? Filter: cooked black beans left in a pot overnight. [more inside]
posted by k. on Nov 7, 2009 - 27 answers

I thought of a really bad pun on the word "bean," but I guess I can spare you.

Why do cans of beans usually come in 19 fluid ounce cans in Canada, and 15 ounce cans in the US? [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Aug 20, 2009 - 11 answers

Why should I throw out the floating beans?

Quite a few times in recipes I've seen directions to put beans in water and discard any that float after a period of soaking (I've even heard this from you, AskMeFi). Now, I like beans. My question is: why can't I eat those?
posted by evhan on Jul 26, 2009 - 9 answers

How long can I keep soaked beans?

I soaked some beans, and then put them in a tupperware in the fridge. How long will they hold this way?
posted by TigerCrane on May 20, 2009 - 10 answers

Help me to not overthink a plate of beans (and rice)

Rice and beans for the inexperienced and time-pressed cook? [more inside]
posted by availablelight on Jan 29, 2009 - 19 answers

How do I cook fresh black beans?

What should I do with these fresh (not dried, not canned) black beans? [more inside]
posted by Airhen on Aug 31, 2008 - 13 answers

Teach me how to bean it up

Please teach a displaced, late-to-this-whole-cooking-thing Southerner how to make pinto beans and cornbread. [more inside]
posted by timetoevolve on Aug 4, 2008 - 35 answers

"...with fava beans and a nice chianti..."

What else can I do with fava beans? [more inside]
posted by dersins on Jul 23, 2007 - 22 answers

How to cook delicious beans?

I love beans, but when I make them myself, they taste gross. What's the secret to great tasting beans? [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on May 14, 2007 - 36 answers

Taco Bell Beans or Fancy Feast?

I hope this doesn't wreck the experience for anyone... But why do the refried beans at Taco Bell smell just like canned cat food? This really bugs me.
posted by roguescout on Mar 17, 2006 - 17 answers

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How do you cook navy beans so the "outer shell" doens't come off? [more inside]
posted by lpctstr; on Jan 20, 2006 - 10 answers

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