No need to buy expensive survival food vender dry beans in #10 cans. . You can buy all the dry beans you will ever need locally a whole lot cheaper. Repacking them in reuseable glass canning jars with regular canning lids and rings or with Ball plastic storage caps (also found most anyplace you find canning supplies.) They will store this way as long as you need to store them. . No need to buy expensive, two year recommended maximum storage fully cooked and canned supermarket beans either. At one dollar a can or more now days that's just too damn expensive. Take your oldest dated beans dry packed as above and make yourself some fully cooked convenience beans with the recipe below. . PRESSURE COOKER RECIPE: . Quick Cooking Dry Beans: . . have enough jars to fill your pressure canner. .in each quart jar add one cup of dry beans, fill jar with water and soak overnight. .the next morning pour out the soaking water, and refill with fresh water to 1 inch below the rim. .put rings and lids on jars, and snug down. .fill canner with recommended level of water (two inches minimum). .place jars in canner, pressure cook at 10-15 lbs for appropriate time. .quarts 90 minutes. . note: pints can be done as above by reducing dry beans in each to 1/2 cup and time for canning to 75 minutes. . Caution: do not exceed 1 cup dry beans in quarts, or 1/2 cup in pints. Beans will expand even more than they have while soaking overnight and very few beans in excess of amount listed will cause some jars to burst in canner and others not to seal. . These fully cooked beans can be used just like the expensive supermarket canned ones. One pint is the equal to the store can, and a quart to 2 store cans. . salt added to beans prior to canning may result in hard not fully cooked beans. seasonings such as garlic powder or onion powder or others can be added prior to canning if you want at 1/2 teaspoon per pint or one teaspoon per quart. . Final note: for dry storage purposes 16 lbs dry beans fills 11 quart jars and is then equal to 44 quarts fully cooked. 44 supermarket quarts $88. 16 lbs dry beans $16 or less. Canning helps keep the house warm in winter and adds humidity, and saves you money at least two ways! Do it!