― Fresh vegetables are the best, unless they are fresh out of the garden and then you cannot beat them. I love Fresh Green Beans and New Potatoes cooked together with a little bit of ham or bacon. Growing up, we could not wait for the first crop of green beans and potatoes to come out of the garden. This is another one of those side dishes that Mother would cook a pan of cornbread, slice some onions and tomatoes, and call it a meal. Oh! Another thing, pepper sauce was always on the table along [...].