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1/2 pound bacon, cut up
1 onion chopped
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon sugar
1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans
1 can (15 ounces) lima beans
1 can (15 3/4 ounces) pork and beans
1 can (15 ounces) butter beans


Fry bacon in a large skillet. Pour off half of the grease and use the remainder to brown onions. Add vinegar, mustard and sugar. Simmer for 20 minutes. Combine bacon, onion mixture and beans in a 2-quart baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Betty Goff, Cambridge

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