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Dry Pinto Beans Recipe

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Added: Friday, March 27, 2009


1 lb. dry pinto beans
water to keep covered
salt, to taste
bacon drippings (about 3 tbsp.)

look over pintos to remove bad beans & gravels
wash with water
put in pot and cover with water
bring to a boil
turn down & let cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until beans are soft.
add salt & bacon dripping about half way through cooking time
keep covered with water at all times
stir occasionally




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