Cooking Times for Bulk Items

Local Dried Beans
Grain (1 cup dry) Water Cook Time
Amaranth 2 cups 25 minutes
Barley (hulled) 3 cups 30 minutes
Barley (pearled) 3 cups 45 minutes
Buckwheat 2 cups 20 minutes
Bulghur Wheat 2 cups 15-20 minutes
Corn Grits 4 cups 20 minutes
Cornmeal (Polenta) 4 cups 25 minutes
Couscous 1 1/2 cups 5 minutes
Farro 5 cups 45 minutes
Millet 2 1/2 cups 30 minutes
Oat Groats 3 cups 40 minutes
Quinoa 2 cups 15 minutes
Rolled Oats 2 cups 10 minutes
Rye Berries 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Spelt Berries 5 cups 1 hour
Wheat Berries 3 cups 2 hours
Brown Rice 2 cups 1 hour
White Rice 1 1/2 cups 30 minutes
Wild Rice 3 cups 1+ hour

 

*Please note, some of the items below should be soaked prior to cooking.

Beans (1 cup dry) Water Cooking Time
Adzuki Beans 4 cups 1 hour
Anasazi Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Black Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Black-Eyed Peas 3 cups 1 hour
Cannellini Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Cranberry Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Fava Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Flagolet Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
French Indigo Lentils 3 cups 45 minutes
Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas) 4 cups 3 hours
Great Northern Beans 3 1/2 cups 2 hours
Jacob's Cattle Beans 4 cups 1 hour
Kidney Beans 3 cups 1 1/2 hours
King of the Early Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Lentils and Split Peas 3 cups 45 minutes
Limas 2 cups 1 1/2 hours
Mung Beans 4 cups 1 hour
Navy Beans 3 cups 2 1/2 hours
Pinto Beans 3 cups 2 1/2 hours
Red Chili Beans 3 cups 3 hours
Scarlet Runner Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Soldier Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours
Soybeans 4 cups 3+ hours
Yellow-Eyed Beans 4 cups 1 1/2 hours