Québécois Maple~Mustard Baked Beans

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Baked beans are popular additions to summer barbecue buffet tables.  Although classic Boston-style baked beans are in a tomato based sauce and sweetened with molasses, this French Canadian version is more delicate in flavor and seasoned with pure maple syrup, a staple in all French Canadian homes.  Navy beans or any white beans are soaked overnight and slowly baked in a low oven or in a crockpot with onions, mustard and bacon. Continue reading