Black Beans

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Versailles Cuban Restaurants In California - Description
... vulgar, brassy box, where waiters overdress in white shirts and black bow ties, salsa music drowns out an already impossible noise level and garlic-roasted chicken is the undisputed king ... Versailles serves dishes including "Moors and Christians" (as black beans with white rice are called), ropa vieja (a stringy beef stew), eastin lechón (suck ... Counter Intelligence that "everybody but me" adores the chicken, black beans, avocado salad and other offerings ...
Frijoles Negros
... Frijoles negros (literally "black beans" in Spanish) is a nutritious dish made with black beans, prepared in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and several ... The black bean, a legume of the species Phaseolus vulgaris, are usually purchased in either canned or dried form. 1 cup of dried black beans yields approximately 2½ cups of cooked beans ...
Chiapas - Culture - Cuisine
... Tamales juacanes are filled with a mixture of black beans, dried shrimp and pumpkin seeds ... Black beans are the favored type ... for many versions of fried plaintains, including filled with black beans or cheese ...
Mier Expedition - Expeditions - Black Bean Incident
... To help determine who would die Huerta had 159 white beans and seventeen black beans placed in a pot ... In what came to be known as the Black Bean Episode or the Bean Lottery, the Texans were blindfolded and ordered to draw beans ... The seventeen men who drew a black bean were allowed to write letters home and then were executed by firing squad ...
Feralia - Rites and Tradition
... She then rolls seven black beans in her mouth, and smears the head of a fish with pitch, impaling it with a bronze needle, and roasting it in a fire ... The use of the black beans in the old woman's ritual may be related to rites that lend themselves to another festival of the dead in the month of May, called Lemuria ... According to Ovid, this includes the involvement of black beans to lure a spirit out of the home ...

Famous quotes containing the words beans and/or black:

    I’m no good at being noble, but it doesn’t take much to see that the problems of three little people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you’ll understand that.
    Julius J. Epstein, U.S. screenwriter, Philip Epstein, screenwriter, Howard Koch, screenwriter, and Michael Curtiz. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart)

    The lore of our fathers is a fabric of sentences.... It is a pale gray lore, black with fact and white with convention. But I have found no substantial reasons for concluding that there are any quite black threads in it, or any white ones.
    Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)