a favorite recipe from Dear Abby's first Cookbooklet in 1987
Heat oven to 325 degrees.
Butter a 1 ½ quart casserole.
In a small skillet, sauté the bacon and onions until the bacon is crisp and onions are lightly browned; drain well.
In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add bacon-onion mixture; mix well.
Pour bean mixture into prepared casserole.
Bake uncovered at 325 degrees for 1 ½ hours.
The cookbooklet set can be ordered by sending your name and address, plus check or money order for $12 to: Dear Abby - Cookbooklet Set P.O. Box 447 Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447 Shipping and handling are included in the price. Included with the recipes are tips for not only entertaining, but also how to graciously end a party without being rude - a question I am frequently asked. (Dear Abby, 2011)