I journey to Black Mountain, North Carolina after journeying to Dakar, Senegal, Africa, and Asheville (where I was and tennis pro in the famous Grove Park Inn). I don't remember have North Carolina BBQ while in the state for three years. In the baby baked ribs Throwdown, Bobby was bested by a pit master who also had some killer baked beans. Here is the recipe. I have not made baked beans from scratch by myself but this one is one I will have to try.
Recipe courtesy Ed Mitchell
Show: Throwdown with Bobby FlayEpisode: BBQ RIbs
* 1/2 pound bacon, minced
* 1 onion, diced
* 3 tablespoons minced garlic
* 2 tablespoons freshly minced ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1 green pepper, diced
* 1 teaspoon dry mustard
* 2 (16-ounce) cans kidney beans, undrained
* 1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans, undrained
* 1 (16-ounce) can black beans, undrained
* 1 cup Ed's BBQ Sauce
* 1/4 cup molasses
* 1/2 cup brown sugar
* 1 bottle beer
* Salt and freshly ground black pepper
In a large saute pan, cook bacon over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes. Add onions, garlic, ginger, and peppers and cook until soft. Add dry mustard and stir for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the beans, BBQ sauce, molasses, brown sugar, and beans. Stir and simmer on stove for 2 hours (or bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour). Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.
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