Most people soak dried beans for a while to soften them up before cooking them, but over at The Kitchn there's a useful tip for those who want to minimise the digestive difficulty many people have with them. Soak them in the fridge for 24 hours before cooking.
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The discovery was completely accidental, and the tip anecdotal, but if you love beans but don't appreciate the... after-effects, giving them a good 24-hour soak before cooking may make a world of difference. Beans are great for you, but how to you avoid the side-effects? Share your suggestions in the comments.
Why I Soak Dried Beans for 24 Hours [The Kitchn]