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  1. MMMMM-- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01

  2. Title: New Mexico Pinto Beans

  3. Categories: Mexican, Main dish

  4. Yield: 8 servings

  5. 3 c Dry pinto beans (1-1/2 lb)

  6. 2 1/2 qt Water

  7. 1 ea Meaty hambone or 1/4 lb Salt pork or cubed bacon

  8. 1 t Salt, or more to taste

  9. Wash and pick over the beans, removing loose skins or shriveled

  10. beans. Put in a large covered pot and cover with hot water. Soak over

  11. night if you want to cut down on cooking time. When beans start to

  12. simmer add ham bone, salt pork or bacon. Add more water as needed but

  13. only hot or boiling wnater. Never add cold water the beans will turn

  14. dark. If you cook without a lid the beans will also turn a dark

  15. color. When the skins are almost as tender as the inside of the

  16. beans, they are done. They should not be broken. Add salt and allow

  17. to stand before serving.

  18. MMMMM


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