Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60
Toss added packets, unless you are on a shoestring budget, most are just salt and all the things you would add anyway. I buy the bean mix because it's cheaper than buying all the separate beans to mix together, not for the mix. Love using smoked ham hocks.
I had the choice of smoked ham hocks or smoked turkey necks. I had both in the freezer.
Since I used hocks last time, I figured the turkey necks would work well and change it up a bit.
Also the smoked turkey necks are less expensive than the hocks and have way more meat.
I will not use the packet!