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Red Beans - Poor Holler Style

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“Red Kidney beans by Camellia in LA are far superior beans to anything else on the market. I get them from Cajungrocer.com since I can't find them in my area. Additionally, They stay good for a very long time. Some beans get too old, too hard - these are always perfect. Tonight I found a bag that was previously opened and put in a zip loc that is at least four years old. I cooked them and still top quality. This is so delicious with lard, you don't even need to add meat - hence Poor Holler Style. You'll never eat better - more delicious beans! (Don't be afraid of lard. If you make your own from clean, healthy organic pigs, you have a very natural fat - not a man-made, synthetic fat. Google it, you'll read some things that will surprise you.)”
READY IN:
2hrs 5mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Rinse and pick beans, do not soak.
  2. Put beans in large pot and add cold tap water.
  3. Cover, bring to a boil on high, reduce heat to a simmer.
  4. After 1 hour, add lard and salt.
  5. Bring back to a boil, reduce to simmer and cook for 2 - 3 hours or until done.
  6. You may or may not need to add a little water halfway through cooking time. It depends on how much water the been need.
  7. TIP: You can put pork fat in your crock pot on low and render the fat off, refrigerate and you have lard. You can also use your fat from a pork butt.

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