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refried beans

Eema23 Oct 26, 2002 05:48 PM

Does anyone know of kosher refried beans? It is one of the few foods the family misses since we started keeping kosher. If it makes any difference we live in Maryland.


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    Amy RE: Eema23 Nov 21, 2002 12:49 PM

    I haven't found it either but it's probably easy enough to make yourself. I'm sure you can find a simple recipe for it on the 'net. Best wishes with your
    commitment to eating only holy (kosher) food! I went to Kosherfest recently and was really surprised at what's out there!


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      Reuven RE: Amy Jun 17, 2003 12:37 AM

      Del David foods makes kosher refried beans
      Star K kashrus
      I buy them at Kosher club in Los Angeles

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        Ron RE: Reuven Aug 20, 2003 02:02 PM

        How can I get this product none of the kosher stores in NYC are stocking it. Can I order it from the company?

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        Eytan RE: Amy Apr 18, 2004 11:08 PM

        Hi, I was wondering if I can order the Del David beans from you since we don't have them here in Tucson. This would be greatly appreciated. Thank,


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        eliana RE: Eema23 Jan 8, 2003 10:59 AM

        I was also hunting for kosher refried beans and I think I have found them at kosherdirect.com They are star-k (apparently the only ones available) If you don't live in the Seattle area (which I don't) you have to pay for shipping but a small price to pay to finally be able to get the beans!

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          Zev Sero RE: Eema23 Jan 8, 2003 04:19 PM

          What's the difference between Mexican refried beans and middle-eastern fool/foul/full (none of these spellings avoids a negative connotation in English)? I've had refried beans once, at Polanco, the kosher Mexican restaurant which used to exist on Amsterdam Ave in NYC, and to me it tasted just like fool, which you can find at any number of middle-eastern places.

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            ironmom RE: Zev Sero Jan 8, 2003 07:44 PM

            Mexicans traditionally fry them in lard.

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              Zev Sero RE: ironmom Jan 9, 2003 06:11 PM

              Well, any kosher version would certainly not do that. So if you're looking for kosher refried beans, how different are you expecting them to be from fool/foul/full?

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            susan RE: Eema23 Feb 3, 2003 05:16 PM

            I have seen vegetarian/"fat free" refried beans. I'm not sure what exactly their status is, though. Any thoughts from the experts?


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              Celeste Kukla RE: Eema23 Jul 10, 2003 11:47 AM

              Yes, Eden Foods has six varieties if you can't find them at your local stores they have a e commerce website www.edenfoods.com.

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                Dovid RE: Celeste Kukla Apr 21, 2007 08:40 PM

                Whole Foods carries "Amy's Kitchen" brand vegetarian refried beans. These carry a hechsher.

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                kappie RE: Eema23 May 11, 2007 09:18 AM

                I make my own. Its very easy and it taste great. 1 can kidney beans, 1 onion, 3/4 milk.
                Sauteed onion, add beans and milk, salt & pepper and 2 dashes of hot sauce and simmer to the desired consistance.

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                  DeisCane RE: kappie May 11, 2007 12:04 PM


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