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My first baked beans on the Egg

I've had the egg for a few months now and have trolled these forums searching for (and finding!) tips and recipes to help my Egging.  This is my first post.  While I've done some tasty dishes, I am pumped about yesterday's baked beans.  I've been waiting to try them, but didn't have a proper dutch oven.  Happily, Santa brought me a nice antique DU and I christened it yesterday.  The boys came over to watch playoff football and gave me the big thumbs up.

I started with http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1149958/apple-smoked-maple-syrup-baked-beans#latest as my base recipe, and modified it, swapping in my favourite thick cut smoked bacon from a local butcher, but most importantly I drained all the bean water left after boiling and added liquid to the beans throughout by adding tomato juice.  Ended up adding about 3/4 of a quart over the 7 hours of baking/smoking.  

The white in the pic is steam - it was a cool 12 below Celsius as I was cooking, but the Egg performed flawlessly.
Large Egg
Ontario, Canada

Comments

  • johnmitchelljohnmitchell Posts: 4,630
    Hell I would devour a couple of bowls of those beans..They do look great..
    Greensboro North Carolina
    When in doubt Accelerate....
  • I'll take a big bowl of that!!  Welcome!!
    Charlotte, NC - Large BGE 2014, Maverick ET 733, Thermopen, Nest, Platesetter, Woo2 and Extender w/Grid, Kick Ash Basket, Pizza Stone, SS Smokeware Cap, Blackstone 36"
  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 3,564
    Baked beans are a real treat. Great work and welcome. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven.
    "Bourbon slushies. Sure you can cook on the BGE without them, but why would you?"
                                                                                                                          YukonRon
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,457
    Beans look great brother!  Welcome.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • TinyfishTinyfish Posts: 1,755
    How good does that look.
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