Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Make your own batch of Boston Baked Beans - Manchester simple living | Examiner.com

Make your own batch of Boston Baked Beans - Manchester simple living | Examiner.com: Baked beans are a New England staple. Though they originated with the Native Americans, they were popularized by the people of Boston during the rum making years. Where Native Americans used bear fat and maple syrup, Bostonians (and later, most New Englanders) switched to the widely available salt pork and molasses. Even today, the nickname for Boston is "Beantown".