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                            PIGEON FORGE PINTOS
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       lb           Pinto beans
    2       qt           Water
      1/2   lb           Salt pork
    2       ts           Salt
    1       c            Molasses
    1       t            Dry mustard
    2       tb           Brown sugar
   Wash beans,discarding imperfect ones.  Cover with
   water; bring to the boiling
   point, boil 2 minutes, then soak 1 hour or more.
   Without draining, cook slowly until the skins
   burstwhen you take of few on a spoon and blow on them.
   lDrain, reserving the cooking water.  cover salt pork
   with boiling water. Let stand 2 minutes, drain, and
   cut 1-inch gashes every 1/2 inch without cutting
   through the rind.  Put the beans in the bean pot.
   Push the pork down
   into the beans until all but the rind is covered.  Mix
   remaining ingredients.
   Add 1 cup of the reserved water and bring to the
   boiling point.  Pour over the beans and add enough
   more water to cover the beans.  Cover the bean pot.
   Bake 6 to 8 hours at 250F. Add water as needed to keep
   the beans moist. Uncover the last hour of baking so
   that the rind will be brown and crisp.
   Recipe By     : The Little Mountain Bean Bible Cookbook
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