I bought egyptian fava beans on a whim- I am sure they were old. I soaked them for 8 hours, and boiled them for about an hour, a bit more. I tested a few of them- they seemed soft, if not mushy. I made A LOT of beans, and froze a lot of them. Now that I am actually eating them, I am noticing that more than half are actually...hard. Almost inedible. I suppose the ones I tested just happened to be well cooked. What can I do to salvage all of these beans? Microwave them? Reboil some of them? Any ideas gladly appreciated :)
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