Since we had skipped doing a Labor Day Barbecue this year, I decided to cook this before Summer was completely over. The pork tenderloin and mac & cheese recipes are tried and true, but I tinkered with this baked beans recipe – originally from The Beeroness. I used all pinto beans instead of half navy beans and replaced the bacon with some shredded carnitas I got from Trader Joe’s. And since I do not have a crock pot, I cooked it in a cast iron Dutch oven on low heat.
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