1 cupdried white beans (soaked in water overnight and drained)
3 cupschicken stock
1/2 teaspoondried thyme
2 bay leaves
In a Dutch oven, or large soup pot, heat 2 tablespoons of oil until smoking. Season the pork with salt and pepper and brown on all sides, adding more oil to the pot as needed (you may have to do this in batches). Transfer to a plate. Add the sausage to the pot and brown. Transfer to the plate with the pork. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of fat from the pot.
Add the onions and garlic to the pot and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the wine and bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pot. Add pork, sausage, beans, water, stock, thyme, and bay leaves and bring to boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot and simmer until beans are tender, about 1½ hours. Season with salt and pepper before serving.