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       Title: Split Pea Soup
  Categories: Soups/stews, Vegetables
       Yield: 6 servings
       1 lb Smithfield Ham, bits/pieces         2 lb Split Peas
       1 ea Large Onion, chopped                3 ea Large Carrots, chopped fine
       1 ga Water                               2 ea Celery Stalks w/ leaves
   Separate fat from meat. Fry fat in soup pan. When crisp, discard solids.
   Fry onion in the fat. Add lean ham pieces. Toss a few minutes more. Add
   water, peas, carrots, and celery (center portion with leaves, chopped
   fine). Cover and cook slowly until peas are mushy. Do not puree.