1 pkg. white navy beans
 1/2 barley
 4 c. water
 2 veg. bullion cubes
 chopped carrots, onions and celery (1/4 - 1/2 c. each)
 1/2 t. sage
 6 squirts liquid smoke
 salt, pepper
 Soak beans overnight in cold water enough to cover.  Drain.  Out 4 c.
 water in crock pot with bullion cubes.  Add chopped veggies, beans
 and sage.  Cook 3 hours or better on high.  Add barley, salt & pepper
 and liquid smoke.  Cook another hour.  Voila!
 
 Hint:  Prepare this before going out for the day, add liquid smoke
 and barley one hour before eating.  Time will vary with crock pots
 and temperature but this is a SIMPLE recipe.  NO FAT.