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Mom's Baked Beans

This recipe is at least 60 years old and Mom is famous for her baked beans. A few modifications have been made over the years to reflect new technology like slow cookers, but the original recipe called for baking for 8 hours in a slow oven. Prepare to be asked for the recipe!"

Ingredients

1 pound dried Great Northern Beans
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 pound bacon, cut in small pieces
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp prepared mustard
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp catsup or BBQ sauce
2 Tbsp molasses


Instructions

Rinse and cover dried beans with at least 2 inches of cold water; add baking soda and soak for several hours. Or cover beans with water, add the soda and bring almost to a boil. Turn off the heat and let them sit for a couple of hours.

In the meantime, saute the bacon just enough to render off some of the fat.

Drain the beans and pour into a slow cooker. Add bacon and the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Add water to cover by 1/2 - 1 inch. Cook on high for approximately 7 - 8 hours (it will depend on your slow cooker). Check once or twice to see if they need a bit more water. I put mine on before I go to bed and the next morning they are done.

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