Simple Jalapeño Pinto Beans and Cornbread

I hope you will read and try this wonderful recipe from my friend and blogger, Melody. She is the fantastic cook behind the blog, Meals With Mel. Melody creates the most beautiful and delicious dishes; however, she also treasures the simple tastes and heirloom recipes that she grew up with as a child. That’s one of the things I love about Melody and her blog.

As Southerns, Melody and I have similar memories of enjoying time spent with grandparents and family as well as an appreciation for Southern cuisine. That’s why I wanted to share her latest gem: a lovely twist on the delicious and comforting combination of pinto beans and cornbread. A dish that’s immensely satisfying and always good! I hope you enjoy Melody’s post and be sure to visit her at Meals With Meal.  Thank you!

Have a great day! 🙂

Meals With Mel

I use to always love talking to my grandmother about food.  We would talk about all the new recipes we’ve tried and others we wanted to still make.  I vividly remember one day telling her about how I had just made Chicken and Rice casserole but with my own homemade condensed soups.  She looked at me like I had lost my mind and said, “Melody, WHY would you ever do that?  Don’t you ever just make anything simple?”

I laughed and said, “Well of course Mayme I make Pinto Beans and Cornbread all the time.”

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She tossed her hands up in the air and said, “Aw Foot!”

My grandpa then chimed in from the living room and said, “I like Pinto Beans and Cornbread!”

To me Pinto Beans and Cornbread is simple food at its finest and truly is one of my favorite meals to eat. In fact I eat…

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