finally got a good batch of beans. this time, in addition to sea salt, I added a couple pinches of baking soda to the soak water. soaked it overnight, and cooked for 2 hours today, covered with a Pyrex bowl, over a low flame. after that, they were nice and tender, and mashed easily. then I added some lard, onion, and garlic and cooked some more. might try it in the blender if the sun ever comes out from behind the clouds.

it could, of course, also be that my previous attempts were with old beans, and that those I bought at Chedraui Palacio recently are fresher.

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