Boston Baked Beans
|Dried pea beans/Navy beans||3 Pound|
|Dark molasses||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Dry mustard||1 Tablespoon|
|Salt pork||1⁄2 Pound, diced|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
Rinse beans; in a large kettle combine beans and 24 cups (6 quarts) cold water.
Bring to boiling; simmer 2 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Cover; let stand 1 hour.
Bring to boiling; simmer till beans are tender, about 1 hour.
Drain, reserving liquid.
Corn-Baked Bean Patties bine molasses, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and 3 cups reserved cooking liquid.
In 6-quart bean pot, mix beans, salt pork, and onion.
Stir in molasses mixture.
Cover; bake at 300° for 3 1/2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
Add more reserved cooking liquid, if needed.