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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ French Market Soup Mix in a Jar ~

****Makes 14 jars**

1 lb dried navy beans
1 lb dried pinto beans
1 lb dried Great Northern beans
1 lb split peas
1 lb yellow split peas
1 lb dried black-eyed peas
1 lb lentils
1 lb dried baby lima beans
1 lb dried lima beans
1 lb dried soybeans
1 lb pearl barley
1 lb dried red beans

Use wide-mouth 1-quart canning jars
In a very large container mix "all" beans together
Divide evenly into 14 jars

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ French Market Soup ~

1 jar soup mix
2 quarts water
1 ham hock
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1--16 oz can diced tomatoes with green chiles
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced

Soak 2 cups soup mix (beans) in water to cover,
8 hours or overnight. In a large soup pot, bring
2 quarts water and ham hock to a boil. Reduce heat
and simmer 20 minutes. Remove ham hock. Stir in soaked
beans, salt, pepper, diced tomatoes and green chiles,
onion and garlic. Bring to a boil again, skimming foam
off the top. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour,
until beans are tender

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