When you were in your 20s in the 70s and you wanted a quick and easy something to make for parties, this recipe was a winner. It’s still great, if a bit different than what we did back then. The original recipe used Campbell’s Condensed Black Bean Soup, which I can’t find anywhere. But canned black beans, mashed, spiced and ready to go, are just as good. Better yet are Dad’s black beans in a pot, mashed to a paste.