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New England Baked Beans

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Ingredients
  Dry navy beans 1 Pound
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt pork 4 Ounce, cut in small pieces
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
Directions

Soak dry navy beans, using 8 cups water, as directed
Add the 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer till beans are tender, about 1 hour.
Drain, reserving bean liquid.
Combine molasses, brown sugar, mustard, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
Stir in 2 cups of the reserved bean liquid.
In 2-quart bean pot or casserole combine cooked beans, salt pork, onion, and molasses mixture.
Cover and bake at 300° for 3 1/2 hours.
Stir beans occasionally.
Stir in a little of the reserved bean liquid or water for moistness, if necessary.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean

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