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Soups and stews simmering on the stove top

Series: Recipe Column | Story 58

Last updated 10/26/2017 at 5:35pm

Fall has arrived with below freezing nights and windy afternoons. Time for warm and comforting meals.

Recently I was in on a discussion about ham and beans served over cornbread, and how it is almost impossible to reproduce recipes from times gone by. Sometimes it is the people and the surroundings that made up part of the remembered flavor. So with no attempt to reproduce any recipe, just offering something good to try, I include Elsie's Bean Soup and Barb’s Corn Bread

Elsie’s Bean Soup

2 cups dry navy beans

1 meaty ham bone

2 quarts water, plus extra for soaking...

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