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       Title: Gourmet Bean Soup (Mason Jar gift)
  Categories:
       Yield: 1
 
       2 tb parsley
       1    bay leaf
     3/4 ts marjoram
     3/4 ts Thyme
      10 c  chicken or ham stock
     1/2 c  butter
       1 c  onion; chopped
       4    carrots; chopped
       3    celery ribs; chopped
       2    garlic; minced
     1/2 lb ham; cubed
       1 cn diced tomatoes; 28 oz.
       1 tb prepared mustard
            salt and pepper to taste
 
   Wash beans and soak overnight.  In an 8 quart Dutch Oven, combine beans
 
   with Parsley, bayleaf, marjoram, and thyme.  Add Chicken or Ham stock.
 
   Bring to boil and skim off foam.  Reduce heat, and simmer 2 1/2 hours or
 
   until beans are tender.  In a skillet, melt butter and saute' onion,
 
   carrots, celery and minced garlic.  Add to beans and stock.  Finally, add
 
   Ham, can of tomatoes, mustard, and salt and pepper.  Simmer awhile longer
 
   and then enjoy.
 
 
   A very hearty soup that’s great in a snowstorm!!
 
 
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