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  • mexican food Frijoles Puercos
    Dec 07 2016

    REFRIED BEANS WITH CHEESE AND PORK : Frijoles Puercos

    Sinaloa is famous for its wonderful seafood specialties, but I vividly remember the devastatingly rich, unctuous, pork-laden frijoles puercos (literally, “pork beans”) that were served like clockwork at every meal, as if to balance out all that healthy fish. Dark brown and very smooth, frijoles puercos are beans mashed with soft Chihuahua cheese, pork, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • authentic mexican food recipes refried beans american food
    Sep 27 2016

    REFRIED BEANS : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    For a vegetarian version of these beans, use a stick of butter in place of lard and add a dash of cumin and liquid smoke. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups dried pinto beans 8 cups water, divided 1 large white onion 1⁄2 cup lard 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Soak the […]