Cover and cook on High for 2 hours then turn down to low for 8 hours.
Stir and serve alone or over rice or add to your favorite chili in place of canned beans.
Serves four if used as an entree but will serve more if used as a side dish or added to chili. My family enjoys this over rice. I don't cook my bacon first but I did wonder if it would come out crispier and add more flavor if I did. You could also lose the bacon to make this a vegetarian recipe. Do not double this recipe.