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Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

    2 cups navy beans
    1/2 pound bacon
    1 onion, finely diced
    3 tablespoons molasses
    2 teaspoons salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    1/4 cup brown sugar

  Soak beans overnight in cold water. Simmer the beans in the same
 water until tender, approximately 1 to 2 hours. Drain and reserve
 the liquid.
  Preheat oven to 325F. Arrange the beans in a 2 quart bean pot or
 casserole dish by placing a portion of the beans in the bottom of
 dish, and layering them with bacon and onion.
  In a saucepan, combine molasses, salt, pepper, dry mustard, ketchup,
 Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil and
 pour over beans. Pour in just enough of the reserved bean water to
 cover the beans. Cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.
  Bake for 3 to 4 hours in the preheated oven, until beans are tender.
 Remove the lid about halfway through cooking, and add more liquid if
 necessary to prevent the beans from getting too dry.