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Shucking Frijol ‘Espelón’

In the mercado Lucas Galvez in Mérida, these beans were bundled, piled in stacks and, at some stalls, industrious women sat shucking. This particular bean, I came to understand, is not cooked to be served as a side dish as other frijoles tend to be, but is more often added to masa in traditional Yucatecan …

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