Southern-Style Green Beans
Although green vegetables cooked crisp-tender is au courant, nothing can beat these old-fashioned, slowly simmered green beans. Try them with Ham with Cider Glaze; add scalloped potatoes, a gelatin salad and soft dinner rolls to the menu.
- In small skillet cook bacon until crisp. Remove; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet. Add onion, celery and garlic; cook and stir over medium heat until tender but not browned, about 3-4 minutes. Add water, bring to boil. Stir in green beans, bacon and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat, simmer 20-25 minutes or to desired doneness.