Mae’s Baked Beans

These tasty treats are best eaten in moderation

2 ½ cups canned baked beans (A&M, Bushes, etc)
¼ c ketchup
1/3 cup each minced celery, onion, green peppers
2 Tablespoons dark molasses
2 T brown sugar (packed)
3 T bacon drippings (from 4-6 strips)
3 (or more to taste) hot sauce (Tabasco, Texas Champagne, etc)

Pour beans in shallow greased baking dish.
Cover with minced bacon
Saute minced veggies in balance of bacon grease (reserve 3T)
Mix into rest of ingredients

Bake covered at 350◦ for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, uncover and drip the reserved 3T of bacon “oil”.
Cook at 350◦ uncovered for another 30 minutes.

The World’s Best Coconut Macaroons

2 egg whites
1/2 tsp vanilla
dash of salt
2/3cup Sugar
1 & 1/3 cup Flaked coconut

Grease cookie sheet or use parchment paper
Beat egg whites,vanilla & salt until soft peaks form

Gradually add sugar & beat until stiff peaks form.  Fold in
coconut gently
Drop by tsp onto cookie Sheet
Bake  @ 35 degrees for 20 minute

Many thanks to Chef Terry Extraordinaire for this tasty and
easy recipe!

Terry Harris
Terentino Catering
2555 21st Ave West
Seattle, WA  98199