Bean-Hole Bean Recollections

Beans play an important role in many people’s lives in Maine. People talk about baked beans for Saturday night supper. Churches and other groups hold bean suppers. Any Saturday night pot-luck supper has at least one pot of beans. Even a B&M baked bean plant is located in Portland, Maine.

Click on the links below to read excerpts from NA2218, Marie McCosh Alpert, “Baked Beans and Bean-hole Beans As Experienced in Maine Families.” Paper for ANT 422, Professor Sandy Ives, 1992.

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