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TBT Recipe: Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Today's Throwback Thursday Recipe is one you have to make. A year ago, it was twenty degees colder here in NYC but I suspect that chill will return. When it does, this is a recipe that will simply delight you. Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has just been reissued by Workman Press. Sarah…

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Suzi’s Butter Beans with Sautéed Onions

When you travel out of town for a wedding, how do you spend your spare hours? Suzen and I visit farmers markets, looking for different food ideas: regional jams, special produce, local items like spiced jerky. We were in Raleigh, North Carolina and went to the massive — 30,000 square foot — State Farmers Market.…

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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 have ever…

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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 if you can and always have a side of beans. But,…

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