I made boston baked beans as a nice alignment of the stars of my bean phase and the patriots game last weekend:
The less said about the football game the better. I got this recipe out of my new best recipe cookbook, but I think it was kind of a loser (like the patriots, unfortunately), although maybe that was my fault-- I couldn't get the kind of beans I was supposed to have and I also used all bacon instead of 1/3 bacon 2/3 salt pork. I tried white kidney beans, but they were too big and ended up dry and tasteless. I think the lack of salt pork hurt too-- I bet the beans would have been a lot richer if there had been 4 oz of salt pork in there like there was supposed to be. I won't make this again-- my search for the perfect baked bean recipe continues!
This weekend I am making the new best recipe chili. I hope it turns out better than the baked beans!