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HANDS-ON TIME 20 min. TO­TAL TIME 1 hr. 10 min., plus overnight soak­ing

Rinse 2 lb. dried black beans. In an 8-qt. pot cover with 4 inches cold wa­ter. Re­frig­er­ate overnight. (To quick-soak: Boil rapidly 1 minute. Re­move from heat. Let stand, covered, 1 hour.)

Add 1 halved onion, 2 peeled gar­lic cloves,

1 bay leaf, ¹∕2 cin­na­mon stick, 1 dried an­cho chile, and a hand­ful fresh herb sprigs, such as oregano or cilantro. (Tie stems with twine.) Add ad­di­tional cold wa­ter to cover by 4 inches. Bring to boil­ing; re­duce heat to medi­um­low. Sim­mer, un­cov­ered, 45 min­utes or un­til just ten­der, stir­ring oc­ca­sion­ally. Add 1 Tbsp. coarse salt. Cook 20 to 30 min­utes more or un­til soft. Let cool in cook­ing liq­uid. Dis­card bay leaf, cin­na­mon, chile, and herbs. Makes 10 cups.

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