"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Boston Baked Beans, by Grandma Marie, is from Martin Family Cookbook,
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1/2 cup sugar 2 cups white navy or northern white beans 1 large onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup molasss pepper and salt to taste 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp allspice 1 can tomato sauce ham butts or chunks of ham
soak beans in cold water for about 4 hrs. Drain water and add fresh water to cover the beans and add beans and all of ingredients in a crockot or heavy pot. Put in a preheated oven at 350º and bake for about 4 hrs.
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