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Baked Pea Beans And Salt Pork

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Ingredients
  Dried pea beans 4 Pound
  Water 6 Quart
  Lean salt pork 2 Pound
  Onions 2 , minced
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Light molasses 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Cover beans with water, bring to boil, and boil for 2 minutes.
Cover and let stand for 1 hour; then cook until tender.
Drain, reserving liquid.
Score rind of pork and cut off thin slices of pork.
Put half of slices in pots or covered roasting pans.
Put beans in pots and top with remaining pork and scored rind.
Mix 1 quart bean liquid and remaining ingredients; pour over beans.
Add enough more liquid to cover beans.
Cover and bake in preheated slow oven (300°F.) for 6 to 8 hours.
Uncover during last hour.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
60

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