BioLight camp stove cooks your food and charges your gadgets

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Sunday is the time for making home made baked beans

It’s a long weekend here for Australia day.  A perfect time to make the perfect Baked Beans.  There are many recipes but this one works for me.  If you wanted to make it richer in the winter months you could add a ham hock.  That would be tasty..

(Serves 6)

3 tbsp fine salt
450g dried haricot beans
2 tbsp oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 small carrot, peeled and finely chopped
1 stick of celery, finely chopped
400g tinned tomatoes, chopped
2½ tbsp tomato ketchup
1½ tsp cornflour

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