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By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 qt. navy beans
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ lb.


Wash, pick beans over, cover with cold water and let soak over night. In the morning cover with fresh water, heat slowly and let cook just below the boiling point until the skins burst, which is best determined by taking a few on the tip of the spoon and blowing over them; if done, the skins will burst. When done, drain beans and put in pot with the brisket of beef. If pork is used scald it, cu