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Has anyone tried cooking beans or rice after using them as pie weights?

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  1. I have not. I have been told that beans won't cook up right after having been baked in the oven. I have no personal knowledge of this nor have I seen any article saying that they tried it.

    1. Nope. Not good eats after being baked. Better to save the beans in a container and reuse them for blind baking.

      1. Here's a recent thread where two folks reported on their outcomes:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/843055

        And an older one:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/731551

        Flavor-wise, doesn't sound like I'd do it.