recipe friday

Question: do you know the difference between Northern Baked Beans and Southern Baked Beans?


·        4 slices bacon
·        1 lb ground beef
·        1 small bell pepper, chopped
·        1 T garlic
·        1 large onion, chopped
·        Salt and pepper to taste
·        ¾ C brown sugar
·        1 tsp prepared yellow mustard
·        1 small can tomato paste
·        62 oz of pork and beans


Fry bacon until crisp. Set aside
In same pan, brown the ground beef, bell pepper, garlic, onion and salt/pepper.
Mix browned mixture with remaining ingredients
Add bacon back

Cook slowly, preferably in a Crockpot for 4 to 6 hours on low or for 1 hour in oven at 325 degrees.

Recipe can be doubled.