You could, yes. I tried that the first time I did these, but didn't soak the beans correctly and they came out very tough. This is what I ended up trying because it took a lot less time.
Personally, I'd think they'd be even better with dried beans, properly soaked.
18.5", 22.5" OTS
Large BGE (chambersuac's)
The Fiery Furnace (chambersuac's)
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