The things that goes with Pinto Beans

Discussion in 'Food Preparation, Camp Cooking and Recipes' started by LittleJohn, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. LittleJohn

    LittleJohn 6 pointer

    Dec 22, 2005
    There are so many differant things,that will go with your Pinto Beans. I like lot of them. Wondering what does everyone like with their beans. Like to fry chicken livers, with onions and eat some fry pickle corn with mind and some hard crust cornbread and some cold milk how about y'all.:D
  2. GSP

    GSP 14 Pointer Staff Member

    Dec 12, 2001
    Ya are doing good there and I would enjoy sitting down with supper with you, but I hate chicken livers. I think they taste like fried pencil erasers.

    Soup beans and corn bread is the food that I grew up eating 4 nights a week. Still love them!

    Fried pickel corn!:cool: Best thing EVER!!!!

    Hard crust cornbread? Now you are talking!:D Ya got to get that skillet hot with the grease in it and don't do something stupid like pouring it in the batter!;)

    Onions; Hot Wax and Bell peppers goes with the above well I think and does a bunch of fried taters with onions!:cool:
  3. trust me

    trust me Troubled Loner

    Nov 27, 2004
    Jerkwater, KY
    Soup beans, salmon patties, macaroni/cheese and fried taters. I think that was the meal I fixed that made ol' whats-er-name want to marry me.
  4. corndogggy

    corndogggy 12 pointer

    Jul 20, 2005
    Hot pepper relish



    ketchup :D
  5. Foam Steak

    Foam Steak 10 pointer

    Jun 29, 2006
    Harrison County
    I like to smash and re-fry mine with a little extra garlic and chili powder, then lay it across a tortilla with some cheeze and hot sauce. Just finished off a pot yesterday. Need to start soaking some more.

    How do you guys cook yours? I rinse, clean, soak overnight. Refresh the water, bring to a boil then simmer until done with an onion, carrot, couple strips of bacon and a few cloves of garlic. Is there a better way?
  6. skin_dog1

    skin_dog1 BBBC Members

    Jan 2, 2004
    Alvaton, KY, USA.
    I love pinto beans, but I hate the most common things that go with them.......

    BTW, I soak mine over night then put them in the crock pot(early am) on high with a large onion, salt and either bacon or ham scraps. I prefer the ham but sometimes there isn't any in the fridge. I let it cook all day til supper time and they are perfecto! Later that night is when things usually go wrong!
  7. boola

    boola 6 pointer

    Nov 4, 2005
    How about greens ,mashed potatoes, and a big pork chop?:)
  8. RDL270

    RDL270 Cyber-Hunter

    Apr 14, 2003
    Fern Creek KY
    Pinto beans, Greens, Mac and cheese and Meatloaf.......with corn bread....... probably my all time favorite comfort food meal......
  9. ecmbowhunter

    ecmbowhunter Elitist Bowhunter

    Feb 17, 2004
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  10. trust me

    trust me Troubled Loner

    Nov 27, 2004
    Jerkwater, KY
    That's sounds so disappointing...just a quiet little ffffftttt. Not worth much, in my regard.

    I much prefer the BAARRRRUUUUUMMMPPP!!!! from a kettle of beans that weren't soaked overnight, just dumped in a pot with some ham and cooked up for a couple hours.
  11. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

    May 28, 2003
    In the basement
    I like pinto beans, cooked turnips, greens, cornbread and Ice tea. They go good with sour kraut and corn relish.

    I like to put pinto beans in chili. my wife thinks that I am nuts because she prefers kidney beans.
  12. C.L.Button

    C.L.Button 12 pointer

    Jan 27, 2005
    Derby City Jungle
    I make a soup using Pinto Beans. Mmmm good. :D
  13. nitrox28

    nitrox28 Banned

    Aug 4, 2003
    Lexington, ky, USA.
    Cornbread, onions, hot sauce, a cold beer and a big spoon!
  14. raktrakr

    raktrakr Cyber-Hunter

    Jan 20, 2002
    central ky
    I like to cook mine in the crock overnite on low with onion and country ham chunks, skillet cornbread(is there really any other) and fried taters. Hot sauce on the taters, mustard in the beans, boy thats good. But ol' rak has to lay off that stuff, I just had a health screening and my cholesterol is through the roof:eek:
  15. C.L.Button

    C.L.Button 12 pointer

    Jan 27, 2005
    Derby City Jungle
    I can't imagine why ? The Fried Taters might have helped, but Pinto Beans, Onions, Ham, and Corn Bread didn't do that to you. Is it in your family history ? :)

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