Dad's Baked Beans


2 lb..  dried navy beans 
1 med. onion 
1 Tbsp. and 1 tsp. salt ??
3/4 c. molasses
1/2 c. brown sugar
1Tbsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. ground ginger 
1 whole clove
1 tsp. pepper 
salt pork or bacon ends 


Soak the beans in cold water overnight, (2"" water over beans) Drain beans, add fresh water & 1 tsp. salt, bring to a boil arid simmer for 1 hr. or till beans are tender. Add water to keep beans covered Drain and save liquid, (Should be 2 1/2 qt.) Mix together molasses, brown sugar, mustard, salt, pepper, ginger and 1/2 c. bean liquid, Mix well then add 4 1/2 c. liquid and beans, Cover bottom of 5 qt. pot with onion slices and clove. Ladle in the beans and submerge the pork in them. Bake covered for 5 hr, at 250, then uncover and bake 1 hour longer.


Judy’s 1997 Family Cookbook

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