Always record the date on the container of food when storing in the freezer or pantry.
If you're using a slow cooker to cook beans, you don’t need to soak them. Also use less water.
To have a spreadable butter for your sandwiches, keep the butter in room temperature for 1 Hour, or place it in the microwave oven for 15 to 20 seconds. Times vary depending on the amount of butter you need.