Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

It adds up. You make baked beans once or twice a month. Do that for fifty years and you can righteously claim to have strived for perfection 1000 times or more. It did take me that 1000+ tries but I now state, in full modesty, that these are the best baked bean you...
Baked Beans from Virgils Barbeque in New York City

Baked Beans from Virgils Barbeque in New York City

I first posted this recipe a year ago and little has changed. Baked beans are something we enjoy year round, but particularly in the summer. Virgil's Barbeque is still in mid-town, still serving tons of meat and great biscuits and these beans. Visit Virgil's...
Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has just been reissued by Workman Press. Sarah has been author, chef, and caterer. Her catering skills are on display here in this beautiful rendition of baked beans. The circles of that apple rum crust on top are immediately...
Virgil’s Hickory Pit Baked Beans

Virgil’s Hickory Pit Baked Beans

July is National Baked Beans Month. And you thought Congress never did anything. Virgil’s is the landmark barbecue joint in Times Square in New York City. First authentic Southern barbecue in the city. Founded in 1994, the firm has just published its first...