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Calico Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Calico Beans, by , is from Celebrating 100 years Johanna Bothof, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gert Bothof
Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008


1lb. Hamburger
1/2lb. bacon
2 sm onions
1tbsp. vinegar
1tsp. mustard
1/2c. Ketchup
1c. brown sugar
1can kidney beans
1can lima beans
1can butter beans
1 large can pork and beans

Brown hamburger, bacon, and onion. Add in vinegar, mustard, ketchup, brown sugar, kidney beans, lima beans, butter beans and pork and beans. Heat until hot.




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