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                                 Bone Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Cynthia Ewer
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pork & Ham                       Freezer Meals
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         leftover Ham Bone
    1      pound         pinto beans -- dried
                         salt -- to taste
                         pepper -- to taste
    2                    freezer container -- quart
 
 Rinse and sort pinto beans. Place in large bowl and add water until beans are c
 overed 3 inches deep. Soak overnight. Next morning, place ham bone and soaked, 
 drained beans in crock pot; add water to cover. Cook on High for 6 to 8 hours, 
 until beans are tender and meat has separated from bone. Carefully remove ham b
 ones and fat, returning slivers of meat to beans; season to taste. To freeze: p
 lace bone beans in freezer containers. Freeze. To prepare: thaw beans completel
 y before heating. Heat in saucepan ov
 er medium heat until hot. Serve with cornbread and green salad! Serving Ideas :
  Cornbread sticks and green salad
 
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