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       Title: Fresh Green Beans
  Categories: Vegetables, Side dish
       Yield: 8 Servings
       2 lb Fresh green beans
       6 sl Bacon, cut into pieces
       1 t  Salt
   Snap the ends off the green beans, break into desired lengths. Place
   in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and reduce
   heat so it stays at a steady simmer, cook and stir occasionally for
   about 1 hour. Add the bacon and salt to taste and continue to cook
   for about 30 minutes or until the beans are tender.
   If desired the green beans canned be canned after cooking for one
   hour, do not add the bacon, but do add the salt. Process according to
   proper canning directions.