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    Dec 17 2016

    BEANS WITH BEEF, CHIPOTLES, AND EPAZOTE : Frijoles Charros

    The charro (cowboy) lifestyle is alive and well in the beautiful mountains of northern Mexico. Here cooking often revolves around a big pot and a wood-fired cook box, where frijoles cook slowly overnight while the herd dozes under the stars. Frijoles charros always start with big handfuls of chipotles and epazote, and then, to paraphrase […]

  • mexican recipes BLACK BEANS
    Dec 07 2016

    REFRIED BROWN OR BLACK BEANS : Frijoles Refritos

    Refried beans are usually mashed with plenty of fat, which makes them creamy and filling but a bit too rich for most people’s taste. This lightened-up version uses a little fresh lard for flavor and plenty of the cooking liquid to make a smooth and delicious side dish. (If you want something richer, try the […]

  • mexican food recipes Frijoles de Olla
    Dec 07 2016

    SLOW COOKER PINTO BEANS : Frijoles de Olla

    Along with tortillas, humble frijoles are a staple at almost every Mexican Food. That’s not to say they are boring or predictable. There are many savory and satisfying ways of cooking beans, but I am perfectly happy with nothing more than some good pinto beans served with warm tortillas, some kind of fresh salsa, and […]

  • Mexican food recipes BEANS
    Dec 03 2016

    WHAT KIND OF BEANS USED IN MEXICAN FOOD?

    Along with Mexican Food, beans are a staple of the Mexican kitchen. Well-stocked Mexican markets sell dozens of kinds of beans, and even those that look similar might have different tastes and textures. There are three main types: BROWNISH: Includes pinto, bayo, pink, golden peruviana (also known as peruana), flor de mayo, flor de junio, […]

  • beer authentic mexican recipes
    Oct 23 2016

    BEER BEANS : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    The alcohol from the beer burns off quickly when cooked, but imparts a rich, hoppy flavor to this tasty bean side dish. Serve with a hunk of barbecued meat and another fresh beer! Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cups dry pinto beans 2 cups dark Mexican beer 2 pieces bacon 1 medium onion 3 garlic cloves 2 […]