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      title: many bean soup
 categories: soup
   servings: 12
       1 lb dried beans
       2 t  salt
       2 qt water
       1 lb smoked ham shank
       1 c  onion
      24 oz canned tomatoes
     1/4 c  fresh lemon juice
       1 t  garlic
 combine beans, salt, and water to cover in a large pot, over a high flame
 heat to a boil, cook for 5 minutes, remove from heat, cover, and let
 stand for 1 hour
 drain, rinse, and drain well
 combine beans, 2 quarts water, and sausage or ham hocks heat to a boil,
 reduce heat, and
 simmer for 2-3 hours
 add remaining ingredients-mix well
 season to taste
 simmer for 30 minutes, until beans and sausage or hocks are tender
 remove sausage or hocks from beans
 cut into bite-size pieces, discarding bones, and return to pot serve hot,
 with hot buttered
 cornbread to the side