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    Some days you just need Old-Fashioned

    Well Minnesota. Looks like we’re not going to squeak out that mild winter after all. This morning I’m watching cars creep by outside and the snow pile up on the lawn. I might get to bust out those new snowshoes yet! Days like today call for an extra-large sweater and old-fashioned hearty dishes. Something that sticks with you as you trudge out in the cold, but brings back warm memories of family and fireplaces. Baked beans anyone? Okay. So maybe it’s just me that craves baked beans when it’s cold and snowy. I get that they are an All-American picnic food, meant to be eaten with potato salad, ribs and…