1/4 cup split peas
1 medium onion, chopped
[salt, pepper, thyme, allspice, marjoram]
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 qts liquid - chicken broth, veg. broth or water
2 carrots, diced [or sliced]
[Ham hock]

Wash and drain peaa Put an ingredients into pot, bring to a boil and simmer, covered, about 1 1/2 hour or til peas are done, stirring occasionally

With ham. Cook ham hock in water 1 hour. Remove. Return meat & other ingredients to pot Cover simmer about 40 minutes