Fresh Green Beans

3 or 4 pounds fresh green beans washed and snapped

1 large onion peeled and sliced

1 hamhock or several slices of bacon cut into bite size pieces

5 or 6 cups chicken stock or water

1 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon apple cider vinagar

Put everything in a large pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 4 to 6 hours. Or until the beans are tender.