When I know I’m going to be home for a few hours, I put a pot of beans on the stove, dried beans. It’s usually in the morning since I get up early. If I didn’t cook them then, they wouldn’t get cooked. I could probably do it with my eyes closed… rinse unsoaked beans, into pot with water, simmer. Nothing gets measured. Often I don’t even have a plan for them. These are this morning’s navy beans. I like them plain with salt and pepper.