Now, if you changed it to Loaves and Beans you are talking my language.
I have cooked dry beans literally for decades. When Mike and I were in grad school with our two young daughters we developed quite a few frugal habits that have just stuck with us. Using dry beans is one of them. As I have been told by family members, this and other frugal actions might save me a couple dollars a year. :) Old habits die hard.
Well, back to the beans. I ALWAYS try to cut down on the amount I put in to soak so that we won't be overrun by beans.
I ALWAYS fail.
Last night was no exception.
I put some pinto beans to soak so that I could make a meatless taco soup for lunch today (it's a Friday in Lent, don't ya know).
This morning when I checked I swear I had enough beans to make soup for a soup kitchen! Somebody must sneak in and add more beans when I am not looking. Really, they must.
So now I have to figure out what to do with all those beans:
- taco soup
- taco pizza
- bean burittos
- bean and cheese tostados
- bean burgers
P.S. Mike just said their is supposed to be a pub along today's route that has great fish and chips and he wants to stop there. I never turn down a meal I don't have to cook or clean up after. (Let's face it, I never turn down a meal. Period. )
But I wonder, is he worried about all the beans and his culinary future? Poor guy.