Aunt Thyra's green beans
2# green beans 1 cup water
4 slices bacon 2 tsp. salt
2 small onions, chopped 1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. sugar
Wash and tip green beans; snap into 11/2 pieces.
Fry bacon and onions until brown in large heavy skillet. Add remaining ingredients and heat to boiling. Cover and simmer 30 min. or until tender.