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New England Baked Beans

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Ingredients
  Dried yellow eye beans/Pea beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lean salt pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Light molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cover washed beans with 6 cups water, bring to boil, and boil for 2 minutes.
Cover and let stand for 1 hour; then cook until tender.
Drain, reserving liquid.
Put beans in pot.
Cut through pork rind every 1/2 inch, making cuts 1 inch deep.
Bury the salt pork in the beans, leaving rind exposed.
Mix 1 cup liquid and remaining ingredients; pour over beans.
Add enough liquid to cover beans.
Cover; bake in preheated slow oven (300°F.) for 6 to 8 hours.
Uncover pot last hour.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy

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