These are called “Joy Beans” because the recipe is adapted from a recipe in the 1973 “Joy of Cooking”.
Soak then drain
1 lb. navy/white beans Just cover with water in a saucepan that has a lid. Add:
Simmer covered for 1 to 1.5 hours. Stir from time to time. Add:
And simmer 20 minutes longer (until there is an appropriate amount of moisture in the beans). Garnish with parsley.