For you Tonya C. THIS IS A POT WRAPPED IN BACON!! Baked Three-Bean Casserole with Crispy Bacon. By doctoring three different types and sizes of canned beans with barbecue sauce and bacon, Perry Lang creates an outrageously good version of baked beans. He often cooks his beans over a fire in a cast-iron casserole but we adapted the recipe for baking in an indoor oven.
Save money by using dried beans. This step by step tutorial explains the process and also how to de-gas the beans. Very easy and so much cheaper! You will never need cans again.
The Everything Beans ebook -- great inspiration and some frugal recipes I'm interested in trying!
Mexican Molletes-make sure to use no-fat refried beans (or black beans, etc)-easy on the cheese and heavy on the pico!
Quick-soak beans in the pressure cooker - for less. ..ahem... gas than cooking from dry? Definitely will be using this when"soup" weather gets here!