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The Beauty of Green Beans

Green beans from the garden are a big deal in our family.  No body in our family will eat green beans from the store let alone from a tin can; yet if they are home canned from Grandma’s garden, we can’t get enough.  Green beans are so coveted in our family that the grandkids who have moved away from home ask for jars of Grandma’s green beans on their Christmas lists.  Those who are lucky enough to have a few jars in their pantry become very greedy and hide them away for special occasions that include immediate family only.  It is expected that at every family get together, from Christmas to Birthdays and Easter to Thanksgiving, there will be green beans and Grandma will be bringing them.  I cannot remember a time when there weren’t plenty of green beans and there is rarely any waste. Continue reading



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