New England Baked Beans
|Dried yellow eye beans/Pea beans||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Lean salt pork||1⁄4 Pound|
|Light molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Powdered mustard||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Brown sugar||1 Tablespoon|
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.