2  cups navy beans or great northern beans

½ cup pound pork, sliced and cut into cubes

1 large onion, chopped

1 teaspoon salt

Dash of molasses

½ cup pure maple syrup

Soak beans overnight (covered with water). Then pre-cook in open kettle, using ¼ teaspoon baking soda (removes gas out of beans). Cook and watch closely for ½ hour. Drain. Put beans in casserole dish, mix in remaining ingredients, cover and bake at 375° for 1-1/2 hours.