12-16oz dried great northern white beans in 8 cups of water with 2tsp kosher salt, overnight

beans + liquid + 3cups water into dutch oven, bring to boil skimming scum off the top until as clear as you are gonna get it

While beans get to boil, simmer 1/2 cup olive oil with like 8-10 cloves garlic for a few minutes, basically confit them

turn down to simmer and add: 1 fresh/dry bay leaf, 3 fresh sage leaves, a few fresh twigs of thyme, 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1/8th tsp grou…