...with a proper New England brown bread (I usually make cornbread with beans, but this seems more appropriate) and also applesauce. We're just your basic, (ahem) regular family .
Getting closer, but I still need something to round out the sweetness. But the next attempt has to be made toward Dirtman's version, which we have dubbed:
The Beans Shall Rise Again*
...but I think we'll wait awhile...
*These names are just so perfect in so many ways!