- 1-1/2 lbs black beans
- 1/2 lb salt pork, sliced
- 1 small ham bone
- 1 qt water
- 1 onion, minced
- 1/2 clove garlic, chopped fine
- 1/2 carrot, sliced
- 5 tbspns fat
- 1 bay leaf, crushed
- Pinch of thyme
- 1/4 tspn nutmeg
- 2 tbspns brown sugar, warmed
- 1/2 cup Jamaica run
- Salt and pepper
Soak the beans 2 hours, drain, and place in a large cast-iron pot with salt pork, ham bone, and water. Bring to a boil.
Saute the onion, garlic, and carrot in the fat in a separate skillet. Then add to pot. Add the bay leaf, thyme, and nutmeg.
Cook slowly for 3 hours. Ads sugar and rum, and season to taste. Mix well and serve. Makes 6 servings.
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(Origin - "The Brown Derby Cookbook - 50th Anniversary Edition, 1926 - 1976." Foreward by Walter Scharfe, President of Brown Derby International Ltd; Hollywood, California.)