How to Cook Beans, Lentils, Legumes… in Pure-Clay Pots?


Love the idea of home cooked beans, but having trouble getting them to cook right? Beans turning out half cooked? Dry or Thirsty? Cook them in your MEC clay pots to get evenly cooked, moist, delicious & nutritious beans or lentils every time.

All pots are not made equal and depending on the pot you’re using, the food can have different results. When made in an inert, unglazed 100% natural clay pot, the pot does not react to the food and there is no leaching of it’s ingredients — like with metal, glazed or enameled pots. Your beans & lentils cook with far-infrared heat emitting from the walls,..

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Steaming Vegetables: Juicy, Full of Flavor & Nutrients.

Image of Mixed Vegetable soup in clay pot

It’s very easy to steam vegetables in your MEC pots. All you need is your pot and its lid, no additional gadgets needed. Steaming vegetables in you MEC clay pot takes less time and the vegetables get cooked more thoroughly without losing their shape, taste AND Nutritional Value. Steam locking lids hold all the steam inside making your veggies very juicy and delicious!

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Cook Soft, Fluffy & Delicious Rice & other Grains

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Measure and wash the amount of rice you want to cook. The measure of water is to grains in most cases is 1:2 or 1:2.5. Sometimes it could also be 1:1, so check packaging and add water accordingly.

Set the pot with the rice and water on the stove top, turn heat on, increase heat and go up to medium(in 5 mins). You can go slightly beyond medium heat if need be. Let it cook for about 30-35 minutes, when you see the rice almost cooked, turn the stove off. Give it about 5-10 more minutes.

Your beautiful fluffy rice cooked in your non-toxic clay pot…

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Cooking In Healthiest Cookware

As much as we are about clay cookware we are also about cooking healthy food in the clay pot so to that end we have started our blog where you will find many healthy clay pot recipes from around the world, cooking tips and How-To tutorials on using your pots for the multi-cooking functionality it was…

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Making Yogurt at Home: Thick & Delicious w/o Additives or Thickners

Yogurt is best made in a clay pot and the two main reasons are a) the extremely efficient heat retaining capacity of the clay pot holds the heat for the longest time at just the right temperature for the culture to incubate and b) the micro-pores in the pot draws water out (and only water) slowly, making it thicker naturally…

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Baking & Roasting in Clay — Make your best Turkey Ever… Brown on the Outside, Moist & Juicy on the Inside

Moist, Delicious Turkey

Are you tired of baking that bland, dry turkey every year?.  Tired of having to add so much oil and other liquids that have some crazy, unhealthy ingredients just to make it turn out moist?  Then you should be baking yours in clay this year. Our X-Large pot fits an entire turkey!

The unique and even-far infrared heat lets seasoning and spices penetrate much deeper into the meat, filling it with the rich taste and flavor from your seasoning.
No metals in the pot, and pure-clay is non-reactive so all you will taste is your delicious turkey. Not the foul taste…

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Healthy & Green Cookware

Baby Food Maker, Green Cookware

Many people think that cooking in clay pots is the new fad, but this is far from the truth. In fact, cooking with clay cookware dates back to our earliest and oldest civilizations. Despite the numerous differences with civilizations of the past, the one binding feature seems to have been their practice of cooking food in clay. From the Japanese in the East, to the Native Americans in the West, all our ancestors seemed to have shared this common ground.

While some may argue that they were probably not advanced enough to use other material, their expert use of metals like copper, bronze and iron, rule out this argument. For all we know, they might have had much more knowledge of the benefits of cooking in clay pots than we do today, and here is why:

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