Rachael Ray receives backlash for refried bean recipe


If your refried beans have a “crust”, something has gone wrong.

You might know Rachael Ray from her popular daytime show, her love of the acronym EVOO, or seeing her name and face plastered on just about every product from Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

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Oh, and she’s also a cook. Now, while I’m sure she’s made edible recipes over the years, I think I can speak for every Mexican when I say we’re all still recovering from Pozolegate 2020. This mom’s reaction will tell you will say exactly how Rachel’s recipe was received. within the community:

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If you’ve never seen it, Rachel decided to throw in things like honey, fire-roasted tomatoes, Frito chips, cotija cheese, sour cream, and pickled jalapeños in pozole, basically pretending that it was just that. was chili. Watch the video at your own risk.

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Well, I’m less than thrilled to report that Señora Rachael is back with another controversial recipe for Super Bowl Sunday. This time, she’s making refried beans on TikTok.

Let me break down his process for you. First, she chops half an onion and puts it in a skillet in what appears to be the smallest amount of oil. Hmmm.

She then seeds and chops a jalapeño and tosses it with the onion, along with some grated garlic.

Then she sprinkles cumin and…adds hot sauce?? Mrs.

Then she throws in a pinch of salt and says adding a “hit” of water will help the vegetables cook faster. So she continues to add what appears to be a half gallon.

She lets it all boil then throws a can of beans into it. Listen, even the best of us have had to resort to canned beans, but that just wouldn’t be me. 🤷🏽‍♂️

She then – get ready – throws everything into a food processor.

So while the beans become a liquid in the processor, she adds more oil to the pan she was using.

She then throws the runny beans into the pan, where they then begin to bubble in what is allegedly over medium to low heat.

The beans then begin to “crispy around the edges,” which she says she wants to do.

And when she finally finishes and places them in a bowl, she yells, “Look at that crust!” So yeah, watch it.

“Delicious,” she finishes.

But don’t just take my word for it, watch the TikTok for yourself:

Now, I think it’s safe to say that many people online, especially Latinos, weren’t big fans of this rendition of refried beans.

The reactions even left TikTok and also found their way to Twitter.

I just saw a Rachel Ray TikTok doing “refried beans”. I swear to god I thought my abuelita was gonna come out of his grave, smack me for looking at him and then die a second death. 🤦🏻‍♀️

Twitter: @EternallyLost84

And as for the ultimate reaction, I’ll just leave you here with TikToker @mr.cilantro, who can pretty much speak for all of us.

Call me next time, Rachel!


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