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Baked beans

small white dried beans that have been baked, usually with salt pork, brown sugar or molasses, and seasonings.
Historical Examples

So we made him some tea and buttered42 toast, and opened and heated a can of baked beans.
More Tish Mary Roberts Rinehart

If you don’t stay I shall think it is because you don’t like baked beans.
Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln

baked beans, another Indian dish, were also good food for children.
Child Life in Colonial Days Alice Morse Earle

Drop the can of baked beans into hot water and boil for 20 minutes.
Armour’s Monthly Cook Book, Volume 2, No. 12, October 1913 Various

baked beans and brown bread were on the menu, as were also several kinds of pie and apple-sauce.
Bright Ideas for Entertaining Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott

“Salt pork and baked beans and things like that,” and he grinned.
The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch Edward Stratemeyer

“I’d like to know what they think,” said Sylvia, dishing up the baked beans.
The Shoulders of Atlas Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

baked beans come by nature, seems to me, but pies are a gift of grace.
The Sun Maid Evelyn Raymond

The breakfast itself, baked beans and fishballs, did not appeal to him, and he ate little.
Thankful’s Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln

She hesitated over a pan half full of baked beans, and finally added them to the store.
The Girl from Montana Grace Livingston Hill

plural noun
haricot beans, baked and tinned in tomato sauce


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