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  • Best Foods in frijoles de olla (pot beans) sounds great to me.

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  • My parents learned to cook frijoles from a Mexican woman many years ago.

    Frijoles (aka beans)

  • "They are called 'frijoles'," he wrote; "but a bean by any other name is just the same!"

    Janice Day at Poketown

  • "Fray holeys!" repeated Chane, imitating the Mexican's pronunciation of the word "frijoles".

    The Rifle Rangers

  • Don Diablo, a much more casual, counter-service spot serving tacos, gringas, empanadas (four kinds: shrimp, crab meat, chicken and cheese) and sides such as frijoles charros. -

  • While he was visiting his father in El Paso they would either eat in, taking turns cooking; or try one of the apparently hundreds of local Mexican restuarants which were all differently arranged, but which all nonetheless appeared to share the same menu of tacos, frijoles, nachos, burritos, tortillas in abundance, enchiladas and, infrequently, chiles rellenos.


  • One could not only live on frijoles y arroz, but prosper. brent


  • That difference according to him is that frijoles always refers to COOKED beans and frijol to the sowing, growing and cropping of the frijol plants and to packages etc of raw beans (frijol) sold in stores.


  • If a little less money comes in that month than usual, we'll eat a few more beans and tortillas (and we eat plenty of those already, since NO Mexican meal is complete without frijoles refritos y tortillas de maíz no matter what the main course is).

    Cost of living in Mexican cities

  • ONLY in México is the plural, frijoles, used solely for cooked beans.



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