Friday, June 8, 2018

Vermont Baked Beans with Maple Sugar (1939)

  • 2 cups yellow-eyed beans
  • 1/2 lb heavy bacon
  • 8 to 10 tbspns maple sugar
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 medium sliced onion
  • 2 tspns salt
  • Baking soda
Soak beans overnight. Drain, then boil with 1/2 teaspoon soda to quart of water. Simmer slowly until skins burst.

Drain, and add bacon, maple sugar, onion, and salt. Cover bean pot and simmer for 5 hours or more.

(Origin - "Out of Vermont Kitchens" compiled by Trinity Mission of Trinity Church of Rutland, Vermont, and The Women's Service League of St. Paul's Church of Burlington, Vermont; 1939. This recipe was from Mrs. Oliver D. Ward.)

More "Lost" Recipes from Vermont
Vermont Maple Caramels (1936)
Baked Blueberry Pudding with Vanilla Glaze (1939)

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