Every cookout is better with baked beans.
recipe from old Del Monte advertising
1 lb. pink or kidney beans
1/4 ld. bacon, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup thinly sliced onion
1/3 cup sweet red or green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup Del Monte ketchup
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp. liquid smoke
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper (optional)
1 tsp. each chili powder, salt
Cover beans with water and soak several hours or overnight. Drain, measuring liquid; add water to make four cups. Return liquid to beans; simmer, covered, about 1 1/2 hours. Meanwhile, fry bacon; add garlic, onion, pepper. Saute till tender. Add remaining ingredients; cover. Simmer 10 minutes. Combine with beans; cook 1 hour or till tender. Serves 6.