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Elsa Freeman's Baked Beans Recipe

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Julie Withers
Added: Saturday, August 26, 2006


1 lb. pea, navy, or white beans
1/4 lb. salt pork, cut into small pieces
4 tbl. sugar
1/3 c. dark molasses
2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Soak beans overnight, then parboil them for 10 minutes. Drain.
Mix together the sugar, molasses, salt and pepper.

Place beans and salt pork in a bean pot. Pour over the molasses mixture and then cover with hot water.
Bake at 300 for 6 - 8 hours.
ALWAYS keep the beans covered with water.
If you have lo leave the beans for several hours, cover the bean pot to keep the beans moist.




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