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Boston Baked Beans With Bacon

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Ingredients
  White beans 2 Pound
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Yellow onion 1 Large (peeled)
  Bacon/Fatback 1 Pound (chopped)
  Sugar 8 Tablespoon
  Molasses 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Soak the beans in water to cover overnight.
Cook beans in ample water with the baking soda.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Drain, and rinse.
Place the onion in the bottom of a 3-quart ovenproof casserole.
Add half the bacon or fatback.
Add the beans.
Top with the remaining bacon or fatback.
Mix together the sugar, molasses, mustard, salt, and pepper.
Pour this over the beans, and add enough water barely to cover.
Do not stir.
Bake, covered, at 300° for 6 hours.
After a couple of hours, stir and check beans.
You may have to add a bit of water now and then.
Don't make the beans too wet

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Gourmet

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