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Boston Baked Beans

1 lb Pea or navy beans
2 ts Dry mustard
1 ts Salt
3 Onions; quartered
1/4 c Brown sugar
1/4 c Molasses
1/4 lb Salt pork
2 tb Sweet pickle juice -or- 2 tb Vinegar -with- 1/8 ts Ground cinnamon -and- 1/8 ts Ground cloves

Pick over beans and wash. Cover with 3 cups of water and soak 8 hours or overnight. Then add 2 cups of water, mustard, 1/4 tsp. pepper and next 5 ingredients. Boil, covered, about 1 hour or until skins start to wrinkle. Start heating oven to 250 degrees F. Cut salt pork into cubes and place beans over pork in beanpot. Sprinkle with pepper and bake 6-8 hours or until tender. When beans are two-thirds baked, add about 3/4 cup water or just enough to cover. Uncover last half hour.:

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