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K Frame

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Crock Pot Baked Beans
« on: Today at 01:37:41 PM »

I got the hankering for a crock of baked beans.

Gimmie your best recipe.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #1 on: Today at 01:41:04 PM »

I don't make them in a crockpot.  I haven't made them in years, but I start with canned pork 'n' beans or Van Camp's vegetarian beans, and add bacon, onions, dry mustard, and molasses.  Simmer slowly in a cast iron pot until heated through and thickened a little.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #2 on: Today at 01:44:38 PM »

OK, I should have specified that I'm talking 100% homemade baked beans.

Starting with dry beans and soaking them and assembling all of the ingredients.

I have often seasoned/adjusted a can of baked beans, but they're a poor substitute to homemade, at best.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #3 on: Today at 01:50:34 PM »

OK, I should have specified that I'm talking 100% homemade baked beans.

Starting with dry beans and soaking them and assembling all of the ingredients.

I have often seasoned/adjusted a can of baked beans, but they're a poor substitute to homemade, at best.

I knew what you meant, I've just never done it that way. =)  If you're going to doctor them up, use pork and beans, not baked beans.  They are as good has homemade IMHO, but that's not what you want...

Starting from scratch I would probably use Great Northerns.  And even if you use a crockpot you might need to finish them in the oven to get a little browning action.  Good luck.  I'm curious to see what you end up with.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #4 on: Today at 01:54:42 PM »

I will also follow this.  I have not made baked beans starting with dry beans, so I will be interested to see the recipes.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #5 on: Today at 01:57:38 PM »

Alton Brown has a GREAT baked bean recipe. I've made it before.

Just wanted to see if anyone here had a different recipe.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/the-once-and-future-beans-recipe-1938616
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #6 on: Today at 02:09:14 PM »

Alton Brown has a GREAT baked bean recipe. I've made it before.

Just wanted to see if anyone here had a different recipe.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/the-once-and-future-beans-recipe-1938616

His recipe almost looks good ;)  (it probably is good)  It should have mustard powder instead of cayenne.  I'm not sure how much, at least a teaspoon.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #7 on: Today at 02:47:26 PM »

^^^So as a novice to soaking beans for baked beans (I have soaked beans for soup), is there a significant difference when making baked beans?  And boy, that recipe of Alton's looks great.
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #8 on: Today at 03:18:12 PM »

^^^So as a novice to soaking beans for baked beans (I have soaked beans for soup), is there a significant difference when making baked beans?  And boy, that recipe of Alton's looks great.

You mean soak vs using them dry?  Yes you want to soak them.  You can cook them without soaking; especially if you use a pressure cooker, but you'll never get the amount of water right.  And some of them might stay a little crunchy (in a bad way)
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Re: Crock Pot Baked Beans
« Reply #9 on: Today at 03:55:12 PM »

^^^I expressed myself poorly.  I have soaked dry beans and then used them for soup.  I have never soaked dry beans and then used them for baked beans.  I am curious if using soaked dry beans for baked beans tastes that much better.  I always thought tasty baked beans were more a function of the sauce/seasonings than the beans, but I am happy to be educated.
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