Black Beans (Margret Simmons)
           2 lbs. dry black beans soaked 8 hrs/overnight
           1 qt. veggie stock
           soaking water plus enough to cover an inch 
           3 bay leaves
           2 bell peppers chopped
           2 onions chopped
           10 garlic cloves finely chopped
           1/2 cup cooking sherry
           1 tsp. allspice (ground)
           1 lemon quartered with
           4 whole cloves stuck in each quarter
           black pepper
           Cook first 4 ingredients for 1.5 hrs.  Add rest
           of ingredients and simmer .5-1 hr until tender.