A little spicy, a little sweet. Great as a filling for burritos or enchiladas, or as a side with grilled meats or fish.
- ** Soak beans over night
- Drain the black beans from their soaking water and place in a slow cooker. Fill with enough fresh water to cover them. Cover and set to High.
- Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until fat is rendered. Add onions; cook and stir until onions are tender.
- Stir this into the beans along with the brown sugar, liquid smoke, molasses and jalapeno. Stir to blend, then cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours, or until beans are tender.