Boston Baked Beans

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Boston Baked Beans

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  • 1 Quart beans
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 Pound side pork or bacon (cut in pieces)
  • 1/2-1 Tbsp. salt
  • 3-4 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp. mustard
  • 3 Tbsp. catsup
  • 3-4 Tbsp. molasses (Brer Rabbit)
  • 1 Cup hot water


  • Wash and soak beans in cold water overnight.
  • In the morning drain, cover with fresh water and cook slowly until skins break.
  • Drain.
  • Place onion in bottom of earthenware bean pot.
  • Pour in beans.
  • Add meat.
  • Mix seasonings and hot water together.
  • Add molasses and hot water mixture.
  • Cover bean pot and bake in slow oven for 6-8 hours.
  • Add water from time to time when necessary.
  • Bake uncovered the last hour.


Credit by: Bruce Carlson

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