i have no problem making Mexican food at home - but i have never been able to get refried beans to taste "right" - like a restaurant. i'm from Los Angeles - so my favorite refried beans are made from pinto beans. they are a very smooth/fluid consistency with no whole beans. i can't really describe the taste. does anyone know what i'm talking about and how to make these at home?
oh - and canned beans are NOT what i'm looking for.