Slow Cooked Pinto Beans

I like to stock up on canned beans whenever I see them on sale. However I have been preferring to buy dry beans and then cooking them up from scratch. I’ve learned that this isn’t much more work, and it’s worth it because the slow-cooked beans are so tasty and inexpensive. You can flavor them any way you want. They could be a side dish or a main dish depending on how much your family likes to eat.

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Extra Delicious Baked Beans

Baked beans have been a staple side dish in the United States and other countries for decades. While they are generally easy to make, I’ve sometimes been a touch disappointed when I’ve had these at a potluck or a restaurant. Sometimes they are a bit bland. The point of this recipe is to show an easy way to make extra delicious baked beans. Perhaps it might be a bit arrogant to call these “extra delicious,” but this is what my husband — an experienced baked bean aficionado — decided to call them.

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