Learn how to cook kidney beans from scratch with this simple step-by-step tutorial. Covering three different ways to cook dried kidney beans, you'll end up with creamy, perfectly-cooked beans every time.
Combine dried kidney beans, water, and salt in a pot on your stovetop. Bring to a boil, and maintain a rolling boil for at least 10 minutes. Transfer the kidney beans and cooking water to your slow cooker. Slow cook the beans for 4 - 6 hours.