Baked beans, an American food icon dating back to Colonial times, are synonymous with Boston. Yet visit Beantown and you’ll realize that you’re better off making them at home. In this recipe, a little rum added to the slow-simmered beans complements the sweet molasses and smoky bacon. There is nothing complicated about preparing Boston baked beans; they just need your time. The traditional cooking vessel is a bean pot, but you can even use a slow cooker if you prefer.
This recipe was featured as part of our Irish Breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day menu.
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