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Pink Beans with Chipotle peppers

Lazy Saturdays call for long slow cooking projects. Even with the little ones nipping at your heels non-stop. If you can get these babies on the stove first thing 3 hours will pass like a blink of an eye. I have been realizing lately that the days that I incorporate beans into my meals are the days I don't hunger nearly as much between meals. Not to mention when you don't have all your meals planned having a pot of beans around can really save you in a pinch. Of course having cooked grains like brown rice, quinoa, farro and the like added to your beans is a meal. The fridge with cooked beans and cooked grains is the appliance of someone who won't go hungry that is for sure. I cook the spices whole in this recipe. I don't mind crunching into a coriander seed or two personally. If you a weirded out by that thought then I would recommend either toasting the whole spices and grinding them or if you have some cheese cloth make a little boquet garni and remove it at th