1Cover beans with cold water. Refrigerate covered overnight. Next day, drain. Turn out in large kettle. Cover with 6 cups cold water. Add pork butt, garlic, parsley, salt, thyme, bay leaf and peppercorns. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer covered 2 hours or until beans are tender.
2Add 3 cups water, the potatoes, carrots, and cabbage. Cook, covered 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Before serving, remove pork butt. Slice and return to kettle. Add more water if needed. Serves 10