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O Organics Garbanzo Beans (15 oz. can)

Item Purchased: O Organics Garbanzo Beans (15 oz. can)
Location Purchased: Dominick’s / 3145 S. Ashland / Chicago, IL
Price: $1.09 + tax

Review: It’s not so much the texture or sogginess of canned garbanzo beans that turns me off. I don’t mind the slight wetness or mushiness. What I mind is the stale-ass water that causes what seems to be an alternating osmosis and loss of flavor inside of every can of beans. Come to think of it, this happens in almost every can of vegetables I can think of. The end result is always a formaldehyde taste. I don’t know the exact chemistry of it, but I do know that it is a most unpleasant sensation. Beautiful, flavorful foods and essential tasteless water both are ruined by the canning process. Even though these beans are organic, the result of being shut inside of a dark cylindrical prison is the same.

Canned garbanzos can only be saved one way… by draining and frying the shit out of it (literally). It’s not the same as if you had fresh or dehydrated beans, but it will do. Or at least it did this time.

Rating: 2.25 / 5

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