(1) Wash and trim green beans to remove the ends, cut into sections if desired.
(2) Bring a large pot of water to a boil with a few sprigs of savory herb in it (use approx. 1 gallon of water per lb. of beans).
(3) Add beans to the boiling water; leave heat on high, cook for 3 minutes.
(4) Plunge beans in cold water immediately to cool.
(5) Pack beans in plastic bags in cooking portions, then place bags in a larger freezer bag, freeze.