To keep lettuce fresh, wash it soon after buying it and keep it in a container with a few dry paper towels. The paper towels will absorb extra water and keep the lettuce dry.

Pinto beans are a food commonly found in Mexican cooking. Their name means “speckled bean” in Spanish because of the dark spots that appear on dry pinto beans. After pinto beans are cooked, the spots fade away, leaving the beans a pretty light pink color. Some Spanish-speaking countries even call pinto beans “strawberry beans” because of their color. Pinto beans are commonly made into refried beans and served in dishes like burritos, quesadillas and tostadas.


What is your favorite color and why do you love it so much? Do you think your favorite color could ever change?