4 cups dry white beans ¾ lb salt pork 2 onions 1 tbsp dry mustard ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup molasses ½ cup catsup ½ tsp pepper 1 tbsp coarse salt
• Pour the beans onto a plate, & pick-over looking for bad beans, or stones. • Place beans in bowl, cover with water by at least 2 inches, & soak overnight. • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. • Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour. • Drain beans. • Cut salt pork into 1-inch pieces and put half in bean pot. Add beans. Put the rest of the salt pork. • Bury the whole onions in the beans. • Mix all the other ingredients and pour over the beans. • Add hot water to cover. • Bake covered, approximately 5 to 6 hrs. • Uncover one hour before they are ready, add water if beans seem dry.