How to cook Dry beans - Do not add salt - Pre-soaking helps reduce starches attributed to gas (I skip this step, as did my Mexican neighbor and my Navajo neighbor and both of their beans were to die for, but some swear by it)
How To Cook Beans on the Stove — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn Soak the beans overnight if time. Cover with 1 inch of water. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer for 1 hour, check every 30 min after that. Add salt after they become tender.