Created by dienia b on April 30, 2015
Step 1: Soak beans overnight in water to cover by 2 inches.
Step 2: Drain beans.
Step 3: Add water to cover beans by 1 inch.
Step 4: Cook beans with ham hocks (I use a ham bone with some meat) for at least 2 hours on low heat. (or put everything in crock pot here )
Step 5: Remove ham bone from beans and let cool.
Step 6: Add all other ingredients.
Step 7: Remove ham from the bone and return ham to the bean mixture.
Step 8: Cook until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Step 9: Freezes well.