WILD WEST BAKED BEANS -Campfire optional



1 pound dry pinto beans

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 pound salt pork or bacon

1 medium-size onion -coarsely chopped

4 T sugar

1/3 maple syrup

3 T brown mustard

1 tsp Worcestersire Sauce

2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Soak beans overnight. In morning parboil them for ten minutes with a teaspoon of baking soda. Then run cold water through the beans in a colander or strainer. Dice rind of salt port one inch squares, same if you are using bacon if that is what you rustled up. Put half on bottom of bean pot with all the chopped onion. Put beans in pot. Put the rest of the pork on top. Mix other ingredients with hot water. Pour over beans.

Put in 300-degree oven for six hours. Or over a roasting campfire until tender and toasty.

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