Cowboy Beans

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Appears in Cook's Country April​/May 2005

These beans are a "top secret" recipe among many pitmasters. We set out to create our own recipe for sweet, spicy, smoky beans and found a mug of strong black coffee gives the beans a swift kick in the pants.

SERVES4 to 6

Cowboy Beans

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Most barbecue joints serve ladlefuls of smoky, deep-flavored Cowboy Beans alongside the slabs of ribs and mounds of pulled pork. We wanted to make those creamy textured, saucy beans at home to accompany our own barbecue. To get there, we us...

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