Dutch Split Pea Soup
- Rinse and sort peas.
- Heat water and peas to boiling in Dutch oven; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
- Add remaining ingredients, except sausage, to peas. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until pork is tender, about 2 hours. Skim fat if necessary.
- Remove pork hocks; cool slightly. Trim fat and bone from pork. Cut pork into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir pork and sausage into soup. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until sausage is hot, 15 minutes.
- Remove sausage and slice, then put back in soup.