Boston-Style Baked Beans

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READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan, cover beans with cold water, bring to a boil; boil 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat, cover pot, and let sit for 1 hour; drain well.
  • Score the bacon in squares without cutting through the rind.
  • Put half the beans in the pot in which you will bake them, and add the onion, molasses and seasonings.
  • Add remaining beans and bury the bacon rind up in the top layer of beans Add just enough water to cover.
  • Cover the pot tightly; bake for 4-6 hours, or more to melt the pork fat, and blend the flavors.
  • Add boiling water from time to time if needed.
  • The last 30 minutes of baking, remove the lid to make a brown crust.
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