°1 pound Camelia red beans
°1 large onion
°1 large bell pepper
°3 stalks of celery
°4 garlic cloves
°3 bay leaves
°Slap ya Mama seasoning
°Smoked neck bones
° 1 pound good quality smoked sausage
Place the smoked meat and ground seasoning on a foil-lined baking sheet. Wrapping well and placing in a preheated oven at 375° for 1 h.
Adding kidney beans , heavy saucepan & covering with about 2 l water. Add salt, pepper and bay leaves. Cook uncovered over medium heat for about an hour.
Remove the smoked meat and seasoning from the oven and carefully add the meat, vegetables and liquid to the beans. Season to taste, cover and reduce the heat to medium.
(You will need to stir the beans occasionally and add a little more water to the pot if needed) Cook for about another hour and a half until the beans are nice and tender and the broth is thickened.