The Rancho Gordo Blog — beans
Testing Techniques for Refried Beans
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I sometimes believe my love of beans came from the can of refried beans my family would use for tostada nights in the late 1960s and 1970s. I loved the power of creating my own tostada, which at that point would not have had a hint of a fresh vegetable but oddly loaded with hot sauce. It was all good but it was the refried beans that made me a lifelong fan of beans. I don't think there is a lot of debate about the best way to refry beans. White onion is wilted in freshly rendered lard and then...
What Do You Say To a Fresh Bean Flower?
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Hello, gorgeous! It's that time of year where the flowers aren't going to turn into beans any time soon and the cold weather is on the way . These runner bean flowers are better served in other ways. For me, scrambled eggs with Hatch chiles seemed like a reasonable idea. I was right.