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aunt erma king's baked beans

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Recipe by
Sharon Davenport
Belleview, FL

Vermont family recipe.

(1 rating)
prep time 55 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For aunt erma king's baked beans

  • 2 lb
    yellow eye beans (sometimes called yellow eye peas)
  • 1 lb
    brown sugar, light
  • 1/2 to 1 lb
    salt pork, sliced and cut in 1/2
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow mustard, heaping
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • salt to taste

How To Make aunt erma king's baked beans

  • 1
    Soak beans overnight,next day add cold water to cover.
  • 2
    Add the tsp baking soda and stir, bring to boil and drain.
  • 3
    Add hot water to cover beans, and add pork slices. Cook stove top until just tender.
  • 4
    Mix sugar,salt,mustard and ginger with a small amount of water. Add to beans and stir.
  • 5
    Put beans in a baking dish and arrange pork slices on top of beans. Bake at 350 degrees (175 C.) until thickened and beans are done, but not mushy, about 2 hours. Stir and add water if needed.

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