Remove strings from beans, cutting beans into 2 inch pieces. Wash beans.
Place water and ham hock in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 hour. Add beans, salt, and pepper; cook 30 minutes or until tender.
Your Old-Fashioned Pole Beans is ready. Buon appetito!
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