1 16 oz package dried northern beans
3 4 meaty ham hock shank or meaty ham bone (about 1 1/2 lbs)
1 small onion diced water enough to cover beans
salt & pepper to taste
1/3 cup light brown sugar
First step to prepaere this delecious recipe si to sort the beans for any pebbles & the rinse beans under cold water.
Second step :Now after all that you need to add the rinsed beans onion salt pepper & ham shanks hocks or ham (chopped into big chunks) into the crock pot.AFter allthat be sur to add water to cover the beans 2 inches. (between 6 to 8 cups)
Step 3 : In this step you need to cover & cook using low high the first 2 hs next turn to low & keep cooking between 4 to 5 hs or till beans are tender. Next move out the ham shanks or hocks & pull off all of the meat.
Step 4 : Finally step Now in this step you need to return the meat to the crock pot then add the brown sugar. so for me i remove about a cup of the juice before adding the brown sugar. It depends on how thick or thin you want the beans. Next and lightly combine to mix . Ladle in to bowls serve and enjoy!!