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Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

JohnnyRoadTrip's Baked Bean Casserole or Beans and Franks's Baked Bean Casserole"This traditional American dish is a great side item for tailgating. In many cases baked beans will also contribute to crowd noise during the game!"

Thanks to Greg Pyne, from the JohnnyRoadTrip Website, for sharing this fun and easy tailgate recipe.

Time Required: 15 minutes prep, less than one hour unsupervised cooking

Skill Required: Minimal skills needed


2 large cans of baked beans (about 28 oz each)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
Small amount of mustard
Salt & pepper
1 small onion, sliced, diced, or chopped

Optional Ingredients:

For Franks 'n Beans - 1 package of hot dogs
For spicy beans - 1 hot pepper (Anaheim pepper is best) and 3-4 raw strips of bacon


Pour the beans into a crock pot or casserole dish
Add the brown sugar, ketchup, salt & pepper, and as much of the onion as needed, plus a few squirts of mustard. Add more ketchup, mustard, and brown sugar if desired.
For Franks 'n Beans, slice the hot dog into bite-sized pieces and add to the beans
For spicy beans, cut the bacon into small pieces, chop the pepper, and add to the beans
Crock for one hour or bake at 400 for 30-45 minutes (until top beans are darkened). If baking, add some ketchup to the top before cooking.
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