― Thanks to Jenny for her encouragement yesterday. I think we all found some inspiration there. ∙ I discovered this recipe from my mom when I was going through some files. She called it "Company String Beans" because she made it when she had dinner guests, or had to bring a veggie side dish. It makes a nice alternative to the classic green beans/mushroom soup/fried onion rings standard, and it's what I made for Thanksgiving this year. ∙ Company String Beans ∙ 3 pkg. French [...].