String Beans With Bacon

6 slices bacon 3 cupfuls cooked string beans

Salt and pepper to taste

1 1/2 cupfuls milk

2 tablespoonfuls flour

Fry the bacon in a small pan. Reserve 2 tablespoonfuls of the fat in the pan, add the flour and, gradually, the milk, as in making white sauce. Cut the beans in inch pieces, turn them into the sauce and mix in the cooked bacon, cut in pieces. Season to taste, and serve on toast or plain.

String Beans Vinagrette

Boil the beans until tender. Drain, and, while still hot, pour over vinagrette sauce made as described in asparagus vinagrette.