Cook pinto beans using a slow cooker by first washing and rinsing the beans well before soaking them in water overnight to soften them up. Drain out the water, and spoon the beans into the slow cooker along with 4 cups o... More » Food Cooking Vegetables

Pinto beans lend themselves well to slow cooking, and can be combined with ham and spices to make a tasty chili-style dish. Pinto beans are usually dried and must soak in water for about 8 hours to rehydrate. More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Ree Drummond offers a recipe for spicy beans that includes ingredients such as dry pinto beans, a ham hock, onion, bell peppers, garlic and jalapeno peppers. Find the recipe at More » Food Cooking

After soaking the beans in water overnight, drain them and place them in the slow cooker with enough water to cover them plus 1 teaspoon of salt. Add any desired spices or smoked meats to the slow cooker. Cook on low for... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Cook pre-soaked pinto beans for four to six minutes in the pressure cooker. Cook beans that have not been soaked for between 22 and 25 minutes. Soaked beans are ones that have been placed in a pot of cool water for at le... More »

Cook corned beef and cabbage in any slow cooker by adding corned beef, the included seasoning packet, potatoes, carrots, onion and beer to the slow cooker with enough water to cover the meat and cook on low for 10 to 12 ... More »

Cooking sweet potatoes in a slow cooker requires adding additional ingredients, and the sweet potatoes can cook on high for about four hours or low for about eight hours. The Food Network and Pillsbury provide recipes to... More » Food Cooking Vegetables