Remove the bone, take the remaining meat and chop it up add the meat back to the pot and Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!! Easy, Cheap, and Delis who could ask for anything more :)
from How to Cook Everything Mark Bittman
3 cups navy,pea, or other dried beans ( washed and picked over)
12 cups chicken,beef, veggie stock or water
2 medium onions, quartered
salt and pepper to taste
minced fresh parsley leaves for garnish
1. place ham bone, beans and stock/water in a large saucepan turn the heat to medium high:add the onions.
When this boils turn down to heat to medium -low and cover partially.
Cook stirring occasionally,until the beans are very soft and meat is falling off the bone at least one hour.
2. Turn off the heat:remove the bone from the pot and let cool slightly.
take all the meat off the bone chop it and return to pot.
Season to taste garnish Enjoy.