Picture is a full batch in a 3 1/2 qt pan. For the 2 of us,
Michael often makes up a half batch.
1 - 48 oz. can Randall's brand mixed beans or northern beans
2 onions, chopped, sauteed in 2 capful wine (or in 2 tsp. oil)
6 c. water
2 tsp. "Liquid Smoke"
1 or 2 bay leaf
Sprinkle of garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large pan (at least 3 1/2 quart pan for the full batch), saute the onion, then add all the other ingredients. Cook to desired consistency, approximately 25 minutes, with lid on, vented.