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Pinto Beans from Aunt Nancy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ben Stohler
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. dry pinto beans
1 large chopped onion
4 Tbsp brown sugar
1 c. cubed ham or hambone with some meat on it
4 Tbsp bacon fat
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Soak beans in enough water to cover overnight. Next day, drain and add fresh water to cover. Add onion, brown sugar, ham, bacon fat and salt. Boil slowly for about 45 min to 1 hour, longer if beans are still too firm. Serve with cornbread.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
"Richard was raised in New Mexico until he was 11 years old and pinto beans reigned as king in the kitchens there. Richard's father and grandfather Taylor grew and harvested many acres of beans in the years before irrigation was done." -Nancy Philbert, in her own cookbook

 

 

 

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