Best Boston Baked Beans
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katie N. July 6, 2017
I was really excited about making these for 4th of July this week. I soaked the beans overnight and cooked them for EIGHT HOURS and they still are crunchy :(
Michael B. May 30, 2016
We made these yesterday and while this is a good recipe I wouldn't exactly call the resulting beans Boston Baked ( I'm a native and life long New Englander :-) ). It is much too heavy on the vinegar and much too light on the brown sugar and molasses.
Kitspy October 11, 2015
Cooked mine for 6-7 hours tonight and most of them still have a pretty healthy crunch to them. The bacon is almost dissolving! I'm serving them tomorrow so I'm hoping they soften up a bit in the meantime. I'm thinking I probably picked up some older beans. The flavor is great though!
delicia.sampson.7 August 9, 2015
Soak beans Over night, or just cook dried as written?
ginam March 24, 2014
I feel like I'm missing something. No need to pre-soak? I'll be using dried navy beans. Thank you so much...
mpm6228 June 1, 2012
Cooking now. Cranberry beans, balsamic rice vinegar ( didn't have cider, and am on a kick of using what I have), half the sugar plus grated ginger........
BKordik April 3, 2012
A batch is in the oven. Smells great...brings back memories of family get-togethers on the farm.
Digitalmikey January 18, 2012
Other than burning them slightly in my slow cooker. I agree these are fantastic. YUM
sarah K. March 29, 2011
I made this recipe tonight, and have to say, as a baked bean lover, these are the best baked beans I've ever had. I admit that I added a ham bone, so there were large chunks of ham, but the recipe is really great. I grew up on baked beans out of a can, those super sweet ones with the floaty pieces of fat, and, though I loved them at the time, they're nothing to yours. These are adult baked beans. I almost hope my family doesn't really like them, so I will get to have all of them. They're delicious.
Fairmount_market March 29, 2011
I'm so glad you liked them! They are a crowd pleaser with my family.
sarah K. April 6, 2011
Curses! The family did like them. Even my husband, who thought he could never like baked beans.
luvcookbooks March 23, 2011
thanks, saved this along with the "look ma no ketchup" baked bean recipe to try for a homemade baked bean trial
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