*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Baked Swedish Brown Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Springfield Union-News
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Frugal Gourmet                   Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Cups          Brown beans -- dried **
      1/2  Cup           White Distilled Vinegar
      1/2  Cup           Corn syrup -- dark
    3      Tablespoons   Brown sugar -- packed
    2      Tablespoons   Butter -- melted
    1      Each          Cinnamon stick -- small
    1 1/2  Teaspoons     Salt
    6      Cups          Water
 
     Pick over and rinse the beans.  Add the water and soak the
 beans at least 12 hours.  Bring the beans and soaking water to a boil.  Cover
 the pan and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.   Add the salt, vinegar, syrup, brown sugar
 ,
 butter and cinnamon stick. Stir to mix. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour, or until
 the beans are tender.  The liquid should be as thick as a sauce at the end of
 the cooking period.  If the liquid is not thickened, turn up the heat for 10
 minutes, or until the
 liquid is reduced.  Remove the cinnamon stick.  Serve hot.  ** The beans used i
 n
 this dish are imported from Sweden and
 can be found in specialty food shops or Scandinavian markets.     By Jeff Smith
   The Frugal Gourmet
 
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