|Dried black beans||2 Pound|
|Water||12 Cup (192 tbs)|
|Onions||2 Medium, chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), chopped|
|Ground thyme||1 Teaspoon|
|Ham hocks/Prosciutto hocks /slab bacon - 1 pound||2 Pound|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Sour cream||3 Tablespoon|
1.Wash the beans and drain them.
2.Take a large casserole dish, put beans and water in it.
3.Put onions, garlic, cumin, thyme and ham in the casserole.
4.Put the lid on and cook the dish in a slow oven at 275 degrees for 8 hours.
5.Discard the meat from the dish and take off the heat either by removing it at room temperature or by chilling and then removing it.
6.Reheat the beans and add salt and pepper as per taste.