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The Ten Commandments of Deep South Butterbeans

(We had so much fun with grits, and cornbread, we decided to add Deep South Butterbeans)

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The Ten Commandments of Deep South Butterbeans

  1. Thou shalt use only large dry white butterbeans
  2. Thou shalt soak dried beans overnight
  3. Thou shalt use only enough water to cover beans
  4. Thou shalt not stir the butterbeans too much while cooking
  5. Thou shalt only use salt pork in thy butterbeans.
  6. Thou shalt cover the pot loosely and check water every 20 or 25 minutes
  7. Thou shalt cook butterbeans on low heat for no less than 2 hours
  8. Thou shalt only add salt after beans have cooked for almost 3 hours
  9. Thou shalt not cook butterbeans in a microwave
  10. Thou shalt not cook butterbeans in a microwave
  11. Thou shalt only eat only southern cooked cornbread with butterbeans. (see commandments for cornbread)

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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Exploration: Lost & Forgotten Stories (Volume 1) (Paperback)

By (author):  Causey, Donna R

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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