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       Title: Navy Bean Soup
  Categories: Soups/stews, Bean/legume
       Yield: 6 Servings
       1 c  Dried beans
       4 c  Water, boiling
     2/3 c  Diced ham hock
       1    Teaspoon. salt
       1    Onion, chopped
       3    Stalks of celery, chopped
            A sprinkle of cayenne pepper
       5 c  Water
   Wash beans and sort for quality. Pour into 4 cups boiling water,
   remove from heat, and cover for 4 to 5 hours.
   Cook onions in frying pan until golden, Add beans (drained), celery,
   seasonings and 5 cups water and ham hock to onions boil 30 mins. then
   simmer covered for 1 1/2 hours.  Add additional water if needed.