My other Grandma's Navy Bean Soup
Family Tested & Approved
snall white or northern beans
celery seed or salt or raw celery
Boil beans for 2 minutes. Then soak 1-2 hours
In a separate pot, simmer for 1 to 2 hours: Ham bone, bay leaves, garlic, salt & pepper,chicken bouillon, and celery seed or salt (or one raw celery).
After simmery the second pot of ingredients, add the beans to ham mixture. Simmer again for 1- 1 1/2 hours.
Add carrots and potatoes the last 40 minutes. Simmer until tender