Curried Baked Beans

YIELD: 8 servings


1 lb. small white beans
6 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
2 apples pared and diced
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 small onion diced
1/3 cup sweet pickle relish
2/3 cup honey
1 Tablespoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon curry powder or to taste


Combine beans, water and salt. Let stand overnight. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 2 hours, adding water if needed. Drain beans, reserving liquid. Combine beans with remaining ingredients. Pour into 2-1/2 quart casserole. Add enough bean liquid to barely cover. Bake at 300°F about 1-1/2 hours, adding more liquid if needed.