Baked Chili and Beans

Baked Chili and Beans 2016-01-25 17:24:01 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 5 cups water 2 teaspoons salt 1 pound pinto beans, picked over 2 pounds lean ground beef 3 teaspoons salt 1 28-oz. can whole tomatoes, with liquid 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 4 tablespoons chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon pepper Instructions Place the beans, water, and 2 teaspoons of salt to a boil in a Dutch oven or ovenproof saucepot, Boil for 2 minutes, remove from heat, and let the beans soak for 1 hour. Brown the ground beef, and remove fat. Add the beef to the pot of beans, and stir in the remaining ingredients. Season to taste. Cover the pot with the lid, and bake at 350 degrees F for 3 to 4 hours until the beans are tender. Uncover the beans, and bake another 30 minutes to form a crust. Adapted from "Cooking Accross the South," Oxmoor House, 1980. Adapted from "Cooking Accross the South," Oxmoor House, 1980. All Qd Up http://www.allqdup.com/ All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...

Molasses Baked Beans

Molasses Baked Beans 2015-01-17 15:02:34 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 pound dried small white beans 2 bay leaves 1 large onion, cut into wedges 3 1/2 ounces salt pork, cut into 1/4-inch slices 3/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup light molasses 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon black pepper Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Place beans in a large pot. Cover with water by about 4 inches; soak overnight. Drain beans, and combine with bay leaves. Add water to cover the beans by 3 inches. Boil softly until just tender, about 45 minutes. Drain liquid, reserving 1 quart for cooking. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place beans in a large oven-proof pot or Dutch oven. Mix together the onion, salt pork, ketchup, brown sugar, molasses, and seasonings, and add this along with 3 cups of reserved liquid to the beans. Stir well. Cover the pot with aluminum foil tightly, then cover with the pot lid. Bake until the beans are very tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 2 1/2 hours, checking on them a couple of times during baking and adding in more liquid if needed if they get too dry. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed; serve. All Qd Up http://www.allqdup.com/ All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...

West Texas Baked Beans

West Texas Baked Beans 2015-01-17 14:56:18 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 6 cups pinto beans, picked over 1 pound bacon, chopped 2 onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 4 teaspoons chile powder 1 1/4 cups brown sugar, packed 2 12-ounce bottles dark beer Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Place the beans in a large pot, and cover them with water by at least 6 inches, and soak overnight. Cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove and reserve. Drain all but 3 tablespoons of bacon fat from pan, and add in the onions. Cook until softened. Add in the garlic and seasonings, and cook until fragrant, about a minute more. Drain the beans, and add fresh water back to pot, covering the beans by 2 inches. Add in the bacon, onion mixture, and the beer. Cook, covered, over medium to medium-high heat until they are tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 2 1/2 hours. Season with salt and pepper, and serve. All Qd Up http://www.allqdup.com/ All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...