Turn on high for 4 hours or on low for 6 hours. Cover for 2 hours, and then after the 2 hours slightly move the lid ajar so that steam can escape. If you skip the Quick Soak or don’t soak overnight, you’ll need to add an additional 1-2 hours to each time. Once they are done, Pull out the bay leafs. Scoop out the beans and fluid and pour into a mixing bowl. Use your immersion blender to pulverize and then cream the beans. You can also use a regular blender or potato masher in a pinch.