1 pound dry pinto beans; sorted and rinsed
1 large chopped onion
2 cloves of minced fresh garlic OR 3-4 teaspoons of ground garlic
6 1/2 cups HOT water
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Combine all of these ingredients in a greased crockpot. Stir well. Set the crockpot to the LOW setting. Cook for 7-9 hours. Serve with cornbread.