Southern Boston Baked Beans
|Navy beans||2 Pound|
|Tomatoes/1 cup canned tomatoes||2 Large|
|Prepared mustard||1 Tablespoon|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vegetable salad oil||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Wash beans; soak in lukewarm water overnight.
In the morning parboil the beans.
In the very last stages of parboiling, add the soda.
Rinse in cold water, drain.
Prepare a heavy stone bean jar.
In the bottom place
Add beans, cover with water, and cover jar.
Bake slowly 6 hours, adding water as needed.
The last 2 hours bake rather dry before adding water.
If necessary to brown, leave cover off during last hour.