9 quarts of prepared green beans
1 cup of vinegar
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of salt
1/2 gallon of water

Bring vinegar, sugar, salt and water to a boil.  Add beans and cook 45 minutes.  Pour in prepared jars and seal.  When ready to cook.  Drain liquid from jars and let sit in cold water for one hour before cooking.

Recipe courtesy of Laura’s maternal grandmother, Nana.