Drunken Beans

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium- high heat.
  2. Add the onion, 1/2 teaspoon or so of the pepper, and a little salt.
  3. Saute about 3 minutes.
  4. Turn heat to high and add 1/4 cup vodka and the vinegar.
  5. Reduce to a glaze and add more vodka, salt and pepper.
  6. Repeat with the final 1/4 cup of vodka.
  7. When the liquid has evaporated, add the green beans and cover with water.
  8. Add more salt and pepper and let boil over high heat until all the cooking liquid has evaporated and forms a glaze on the vegetables.
  9. This should take about 35 to 40 minutes.