1/2 gallon green beans
1 large piece of ham hock or, 6-8 slices hog jowl
Salt and pepper to taste
Break green beans into bite size pieces. Wash thoroughly, and place in 4 quart stock pot. Cover with water 2 inches over the beans. Add seasoning, cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for at least 2 hours or until beans are tender.