This story was written by member lauren and comes from the Kitchen Goddess group in the YumSugar Community.
I love Mexican food but I must admit I have always bought canned refried beans. Feeling brave, I decided to try to make my own. The actual hands on time is pretty minimal but I did have to soak the beans and also cook them for nearly 2 hours. But the end result was delicious and well worth the wait. If you want to make them vegetarian you can easily substitute the bacon drippings for oil but boy does that bacon add a lot of flavor!
To get her recipe, keep reading.