• Homestyle Boston Baked Beans

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    • 1 pound small white beans (navy pea beans may be used, but they come out mushy)
    • 1 lg. yellow onion, peeled and quartered
    • 1/3 to 1/2 pound salt pork, cut into 6 to 8 pcs
    • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon grnd black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1 garlic bud, sliced
    • 1 c. brown sugar
    • 1/2 c. molasses


    1. Rinse the beans and place them into a 2 qt saucepan. Cover with water and simmer till they swell up. Add in the onion, salt pork, salt, pepper, dry mustard and garlic bud to the pan.
    2. Cover and simmer gently till the beans burst. Add in brown sugar and molasses to the mix. (Add in more molasses if you desire a darker color.) Place contents of pan into a bean pot and bake uncovered in a 300 degree oven for about 5 to 6 hrs. Stir the pot every couple of hrs. Add in water as required to obtain desired consistency.
    3. Recipe may be doubled for a large crowd.

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