The instructions came with the lids and didn't seem hard to follow. I soaked the seeds all day in warm water and then rinsed them in cool water and left them sort of upside down to drain. If I'm doing this right, all you do is rinse them twice a day until they are ready to eat. I'm planning to put them on salads and maybe sneak a few in sandwiches.
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