baked beans

plural noun
small white dried beans that have been baked, usually with salt pork, brown sugar or molasses, and seasonings.
Also called Boston baked beans.


Origin:
1825–35

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baked beans
 
pl n
haricot beans, baked and tinned in tomato sauce

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But attach them to millions of cans of baked beans, and the cost starts to
  mount up.
Tell them it's too damned serious over here to be talking about hot dogs and
  baked beans and things we're missing.
The creamed spinach was another favorite, along with those unforgettable baked
  beans.
Sides include baked beans, macaroni and cheese and homemade cole slaw.
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