Feijoada is a dish of beans, pork, sausage and vegetables. Versions are found around the world wherever the Portuguese colonized. This version comes from Guinea-Bissau in West Africa.
In the logging camps of Maine, giant pots of baked beans were cooked by burying them in a hole with hot coals and allowing them to cook overnight.
New England maple baked beans is a variation on common Boston baked beans recipes, using maple syrup instead of molasses
Boston baked beans are a classic American dish. White beans are flavored with salt pork and molasses, and slowly baked for many hours.
Stew Peas is a Jamaican dish with Kidney Beans and Salted Pork.