Maple Baked Beans

  • 2 cups navy beans
  • 4 cups water
  • 8 oz thick slab bacon
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup Brown Family Farm pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp dry mustard

Rinse and soak beans overnight in two inches of water in ovenproof 3 quart shallow pot. Preheat oven to 300°F. Drain beans and add 4 cups of fresh water. Bring to boil on stove top at high heat. Remove from heat, add all other ingredients and mix well. Then cover tightly and transfer to oven. Cook until just tender, or about 2 hours. Uncover and cook another 1 to 1.5 hours until top is bubbling with crispy edges.