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Great chefs extol the benefits of using dried versus canned beans. But, if you are hoping to cook a new dish using dried beans, you better plan ahead. Most beans require a good soak for up to 12 hours before using them. If you want to learn more about how and why you need to soak your beans before using them, this tab is for you. Alternatively, you can also cook beans in a pressure cooker without soaking them first. But, even using a pressure cooker, you should at least remember to rinse the beans.