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Boiled Navy Beans

1 lb Dried Navy beans; (2 cups)
2 ts Sugar
1 ts Salt
1 ds Pepper
7 c Cold water
1/4 lb Salt pork

Pick over and wash beans thoroughly in cold water. Place beans in a 3 or 4-quart saucepan, add remaining ingredients, cover and SIMMER for 2 1/2 to 3 hours until beans are tender but not mushy. Shake the pan occasionally to prevent sticking. Edible cow peas and soy beans may be cooked in the same manner. Makes about 6 cups.

These beans are delicious eaten as is, or may be used for making soup or salad.


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