My only encounter with the dish is through Walter Satterthwait's short story, which has a macabre touch to it. If you're familiar with Lord Dunsany's "Two Bottles of Relish," you'll twig it immediately. Good story.
Oh, I love beans...you mentioned beans before, and promted me to prepare some...you did it again!
One of my favourites, but I would never have the time or patience to make it, so haven't eaten it for years. Must swing by Philly one of these days, looks delicious!Great picture of Bill, that's the first time I've seen him.Hope the dentist went OK. -- brave of you to go ;-)