Ma's Baked Beans

Course : Beans
Serves: 6
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2 cups Great Northern beans
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 medium ham bone or 2 ham hocks
1 small onion, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup molasses

Preparation / Directions:

Pick over beans, wash and soak in cold water to cover, overnight (12 hours). Drain beans. Put them into a kettle or stock pot, cover with fresh water, add soda. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer,covered, until tender(approximately 1 hour). Put beans in a 2-quart bean pot or oven proof casserole with the onion. Mix the salt, mustard, pepper and molasses in a little hot water. Stir into the beans. Bury the ham bone in the beans. Leave just enough water in the pot to cover the beans. Bake, covered, 4 hours in aa 300 degree oven. Add boiling water, as need to keep beans moist.

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