Split sausage lengthwise and pan fry until browned; cut into two or three pieces each. Combine sausage, beans, and ham. Add remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into a *slow cooker. Cook on High for one hour then turn to Low for 4-5 hours.
*Can be cooked in large pot on medium heat until flavors have blended and liquid has thickened.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana