Spicy Mexican Refried Beans with Onions, Garlic and Jalapenos

All good Mexican meals need a side of refried beans, not just from the can but “kicked up”. This recipe originally came from Chef Rick Bayless (whose specialty is Mexican), and then adapted from fellow cook Josette @ thebrookcook. I further adapted Josette’s recipe and you can go here https://thebrookcook.wordpress.com/?s=refried+beans    for her original recipe. … Continue reading

Pinto Bean and Salsa Dip

Pinto beans and salsa are two staples I always have on hand.  This recipe makes a quick and easy appetizer for unexpected guests.  It is also very healthy.