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Time to Cook up a Pot of Pinto Beans

I think those of you who have been visiting MJ’s Kitchen for a while know that I love cooking up dried beans and putting them in all sorts of dishes. You’ve had my black beans and bolita beans, but you haven’t had my pinto beans. In fact, I haven’t had my pinto beans for years […]

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Cooking up a Pot of Black Beans

Why buy canned beans when you can cook your own? It’s cheaper and the beans are SO much tastier! Here is my method for pressure cooking black beans.

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Red Beans and Rice with Tasso

Tasso is a highly seasoned pork from Louisiana that is very similar to New Mexico’s carne adovada. The main differences are the seasoning and that tasso is smoked rather than braised. This Red Beans and Rice recipe uses tasso instead of andouille for a spicy, meaty, and hearty dish. To learn more about tasso and […]

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Slow-Cooked Red Beans

[Jump to recipe] When it comes to red beans, it seems that the larger kidney bean gets most of the attention.  Of course this could possibly be due to the classic red beans and rice, “an emblematic dish of Louisiana Creole cuisine“.  To be honest, red beans and rice is normally our go to dish […]

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Black Bean Mole

The first time I tasted Oaxacan Black Molé (Molé Negro) was about 30 years ago when I had the privilege of eating Molé Negro Chicken made by a Oaxacan immigrant. Each bite produced a flavor sensation that I still relish to this day. Years later I found a recipe for Oaxacan Black Molé in Diana […]

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The Bolita Bean – A Locally Grown Favorite

  The bolita bean is similar to a pinto bean. It is high in protein, but a little sweeter with a creamier texture, and, from what I’ve read, easier on the digestive system. If you’re not familiar with the bolita bean, it is a small pinkish bean similar in shape and size to the pinto […]

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Beans and Rice with Sausage – An Easy One Pot Meal

Beans and Rice is one of those meals that can be time-consuming and dirty up a lot of dishes, or it can be quick and easy. This Beans and Rice recipe made with pinto beans and sausage is quick and easy to make, delicious and a quick cleanup. You can change it up every time […]

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Savory Navy Beans with a Touch of Heat

[Jump to recipe] When it comes to white beans, navy beans are our favorite.  In comparison to the Great Northern and Cannellini, navy beans cook faster, have a creamier texture (IMO), and work with a lot of different flavors. Navy beans are normally used in baked beans, but for this recipe, I went for a […]

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One Pot Meal – Navy Beans, Green Chile, and Corn

[Jump to recipe] It’s green chile time here in New Mexico!!!!  They have started picking chile in Hatch and other parts of southern New Mexico, and soon to be picking further north.  So to celebrate the season, I’m partnering with The Hatch Chile Store to bring you a new recipe that uses a generous amount […]

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