"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
1 lb. marrow beans (soak overnight) 1 c. brown sugar 1 medium onion 1 tsp. salt Dark Karo pepper 1 tsp. mustard 3 tbsp. ketchup Bacon
Bring beans to a boil and cover and simmer for about 1 hour. Add (in roasting pan) in rest of ingredients. Cover with bacon (cut up) and bake at 375°F until bacon is brown. (almost 1 hour). Turn down to 350°F or 325°F until beans are soft.
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