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New England Baked Beans & Bacon


2 cups Great Northern or Navy beans.
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 lb. thick sliced bacon.
1 medium onion - sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt

Pan: Covered 2 quart baking dish

Oven: 300

Time: 5 to 7 hours

1. Rinse beans.
2. Add to 2 quarts of cold water.
3. Bring to boil and simmer 2 minutes.
4. Add salt.
5. Simmer for 1 hour covered.
6. Cook bacon until it just starts to be crisp to reduce fat.
7. Drain and measure soak-water.
8. Add water to make 2 cups, if necessary.
9. Mix soak-water, sugar, mustard, and molasses.
10. Layer beans, bacon, and onions in baking dish.
11. Cover with soak-water mixture.
12. Cover and bake.
13. Add more liquid as needed.

 

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