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pinto beans smell like ammonia

i made a pot of pinto beans and they smell like ammonia I have never had this happen help

asked by Elizabeth Welker Green over 3 years ago

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Elizabeth Welker Green
added over 3 years ago

I assume they are no good ?

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jilhil
added over 3 years ago

There's an older question in the hotline about whether it is possible to oversoak beans. I think that may be what happened to you here - you accidentally over soaked them and they started to ferment. I agree that if they don't smell good they probably won't taste good.

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