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I don't remember eating lentils until I went away to college. Nobody in my circle of school friends had any money, and lentils were cheap cheap cheap at the local health food co-op. My friends and I cooked up soups and stews on the (illegal) hot plates in our dorm rooms, and served big bowls of steaming goodness with hunks of very grainy bread slathered with sweet butter. (And yes, there might have been beer, to wash it all down.) Lentils are still an inexpensive source of nutrition, and I still make pots of lentil soup, often in the slow cooker or pressure cooker. Best of all, lentils don't need any pre-soaking. I always have a few different kinds in my pantry.
Lentils: like or dislike?
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