Ham & Beans foaming?
Yesterday I made a huge batch of HAM/BEANS to freeze. this morning I added additional water/seasoning, slightly heated and cooled it down. I left the lid on the stock pot. Came back after a while to package for freezing and there was a dome of fizz/foam in the middle of the mixture. It also left a "weird" odor. Please tell me its still good?? I have packaged the soup but also noticed the gasses blowing up the lida on my containers....not literally "blowing up" but leaving a buldge in the lid. Let the gas? out...tee hee hee and quickly placed coontainers in freezer.
It's the water soluble proteins in the beans that cause them to foam under typically normal conditions but the foam you describe, along with a "weird" odor, and expanding containers makes me wonder if you don't have a science experiment going on there. I your place, I'd chuck it and start over.