1 pound navy beans
1 teaspoon baking soda
In 2 quarts of water over night
Simmer for 10 minutes. Skim off crud with slotted spoon.
Then rinse in cold water.
1-2 pounds of any fatty meat: pork, ribs, sausage, etc.
1-2 large whole yellow onions
2 tablespoons molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoons ground black pepper
Covered with a tight fitting lid.
Add water while cooking if necessary to keep beans moist.
2 1/2 to 3 hours