Tag: Bean

Molletes

I thought I invented these!  As a kid, I would put some leftover beans on bread with cheese and salsa when I wanted a quick snack.  I didn’t know they already had a name: Molletes. This is the more traditional version, which is usually served for breakfast.  You […]

BASICS: Frijoles de la olla

There are people that remember smells from their childhood: chocolate chip cookies, marinara simmering on the stove or meatloaf.  For me, it is the smell of frijoles cooking slowly on the stove. I remember coming home after school, welcomed by the deep, earthy aroma of pinto beans.  This […]