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  1. PFJ Judea AD33
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    09 Mar '19 08:57
    I’m a huge fan of baked beans. Heinz is my preference.

    Hot on their own, on toast, with egg, with sausages and mash.

    Or cold straight out of the tin or, if I’m feeling posh, in a dish.

    Your thoughts on cold baked beans in particular...?
  2. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    09 Mar '19 09:05
    @divegeester said
    I’m a huge fan of baked beans. Heinz is my preference.

    Hot on their own, on toast, with egg, with sausages and mash.

    Or cold straight out of the tin or, if I’m feeling posh, in a dish.

    Your thoughts on cold baked beans in particular...?
    Prefer them hot,
    but have eaten them cold,
    the poor man's caviar,
    ...so I've been told.
  3. Standard memberbadradger
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    09 Mar '19 09:29
    @ghost-of-a-duke said
    Prefer them hot,
    but have eaten them cold,
    the poor man's caviar,
    ...so I've been told.
    never cold/ worked with a carpet fitter that ate beans with every meal even his christmas dinner.
  4. PFJ Judea AD33
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    09 Mar '19 09:40
    For anyone wishing to experiment with cold baked beans I highly recommend trying these handy “snak-pot” solutions before going “full-tin”

    https://www.heinz.co.uk/products/beanz/ranges/beanz/heinz-beanz-snap-pots
  5. Arch Stantons Grave
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    09 Mar '19 10:01
    Love baked beans but not cold.

    Tried the low salt /sugar versions but just not the same.
  6. Standard memberdrewnogal
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    09 Mar '19 11:53
    @badradger said
    never cold/ worked with a carpet fitter that ate beans with every meal even his christmas dinner.
    Squashed baked beans on a carpet - very messy.

    Now I prefer the cheaper Aldi Corale baked beans, the sauce isn’t too thick and rich and the beans are firm.
  7. Standard memberbadradger
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    09 Mar '19 11:59
    @drewnogal said
    Squashed baked beans on a carpet - very messy.

    Now I prefer the cheaper Aldi Corale baked beans, the sauce isn’t too thick and rich and the beans are firm.
    aldi is a great shop / brought tescos prices down when they opened just over the road.
  8. Standard memberdrewnogal
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    09 Mar '19 12:10
    @badradger said
    aldi is a great shop / brought tescos prices down when they opened just over the road.
    Wonder what will happen to them when we leave the EU? 🙁
  9. Standard memberbadradger
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    09 Mar '19 12:13
    @drewnogal said
    Wonder what will happen to them when we leave the EU? 🙁
    cant see aldi or lidl beeing affected they are on the up opening more shops, even the sainsbury and M&s snobs shop in them now.
  10. PFJ Judea AD33
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    09 Mar '19 12:19
    @drewnogal said
    Wonder what will happen to them when we leave the EU? 🙁
    Nothing, they will continue trading as usual.
  11. Standard memberdrewnogal
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    09 Mar '19 12:35
    @badradger said
    cant see aldi or lidl beeing affected they are on the up opening more shops, even the sainsbury and M&s snobs shop in them now.
    Waitrose are fun - for a browse.
  12. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    09 Mar '19 13:11
    @divegeester said
    I’m a huge fan of baked beans. Heinz is my preference.

    Hot on their own, on toast, with egg, with sausages and mash.

    Or cold straight out of the tin or, if I’m feeling posh, in a dish.

    Your thoughts on cold baked beans in particular...?
    Baked Beans are great with pork in them.

    Goad is correct it is the poor mans meal.

    We ate them alot as kids. Beans made you fart. I remember we would have them on a Saturday and go to Church on Sunday and have a Farting contest. Give me a break we were just kids!!! 😉

    -VR
  13. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    09 Mar '19 15:12
    @badradger said
    never cold/ worked with a carpet fitter that ate beans with every meal even his christmas dinner.
    Poor you, I can imagine what you had to endure after the beans started to work.

    -VR
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    09 Mar '19 17:56
    @divegeester said
    Your thoughts on cold baked beans in particular...?
    Shouldn't a serious topic like this be in Debates?
    (Or even Spirituality for those that enjoy them for Sunday breakfast)
  15. PFJ Judea AD33
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    09 Mar '19 18:51
    @wolfgang59 said
    Shouldn't a serious topic like this be in Debates?
    (Or even Spirituality for those that enjoy them for Sunday breakfast)
    Well it was initially based on a comment by Shav in debates, but I thought I’d bring the core here as I didn’t want to start a thread over there that could create a rift in the left v right continuum.
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