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Apr 25, 2013 01:49 AM

Homemade beans and gas

I just don't get it. When I eat canned beans, no gas. When I make beans at home, gas. Painful gas. I eat beans pretty frequently (once every week or so) and canned beans never give me a problem, but I want to eat more homemade beans to avoid BPA. Is it pressure cooking that eliminates the gassy compounds?

ETA I soak them beforehand for 1-2 days.

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  1. Soaking helps a lot.

    Funny because my bf is the exact opposite of you, homemade is fine but canned is a stinky mess.

      1. Beano is most often effective when used according to instructions.

          1. Epazote is supposed to help. You can buy it dried from Penzey's.