Calico Beans
Nancy Skala, Machias, Maine
Down East Quilters Summer Picnic

A delicious combination of beans makes a great dish to take to a pot luck dinner.

I.      1 can each:
      Lima beans
      Butter beans
      Kidney beans
      Pork and beans

        Drain and rinse all but Pork and beans.

II.       4 onions cut in rings
lb. bacon cut up
2 cloves garlic minced

Fry bacon until crisp remove from pan and drain.  Brown onions in bacon grease remove and drain well. Add garlic.

III.       C. vinegar
C. brown sugar
tsp. dry mustard

        Combine Steps II & III and simmer 20 minutes.  Add Step I and bake 60 minutes @ 350 or cook in crock pot on low for several hours.