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  Diner Grill Split Pea Soup    

6 Qts Water
2 lbs Dried Green Split Peas
1 Hambone Leave lots o' meat on the bone
1 lb extra Ham chunks
1 cup Chopped Onions
2 Tbls Salt
3 Tbls Pepper (Course ground preferred)
1 Tsp Ground Cumin
1 Tsp Marjoram
1/2 Cup Whipping Cream
1/2 Stick Butter (Land o' Lakes salted preferred)
1/2 Cup Milk
  Put water into a very large soup kettle and stir in remaining ingredients.  Heat to boil and then simmer, uncovered until peas are very tender.  Stir frequently for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  After the peas become tender, the meat should start to fall off the bone.  Remove all meat and discard the bones.
  Add more water, if necessary to adjust consistency.
  When reheating, you may have to add more water.
  Note:  you can freeze portions for several months.
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