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bean pot

a heavy, covered crockery or metal pot, suitable for the slow cooking of beans, stews, etc.
Origin of bean pot
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Measure beans (marrowfat are best), put them in cold water and parboil fifteen minutes and drain; use the Boston bean pot.

  • In bottom of bean pot place the onion and a piece of salt pork.

    Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
  • Wash beans and get them into boiling salted water, in the bean pot, as quickly as possible.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Mix browned flour, tomato and salt, put into bean pot with the nuts and a large quantity of boiling water.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Put half the salt pork or bacon in bottom of bean pot or baking dish, add the beans and top with remainder of pork or bacon.

  • Two hours before the beans are done, strain the tomato into the bean pot, adding a little at a time.

  • But before putting them in there, peel an onion and slice it, placing the slices in the bottom of the bean pot.

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