Soak beans overnight in water to cover. Pour beans & water into a pot & add ham bone. Add water to cover. Cook slowly 3 hours. Add all other ingredients to beans except sausage. Cook uncovered 1 hour. Cool overnight, if possible. When ready to serve, warm with sausage & serve over rice.
From <Simply Southern>, the Desoto School Mothers' Assn, Helena-West Helena, Ar 72390. Downloaded from Glen's Mm Recipe Archive,