All of the cutting techniques for the green beans will render the exact same result so however you do choose to do it, is up to you.
The longer the stew is cooked, the more flavor comes out.
Remember you want whole ham, DO NOT buy pre spiralized cut ham.
REHEATING YOUR HAM GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES STEW: To reheat the stew simply add your desired portion to a small sauce pot and heat over low heat until hot. You can also simply add your desired portion to microwave safe bowl and heat for 2:30 stirring after 1:15.
STORING AND FREEZING HAM GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES STEW: The ham, green beans and potatoes stew will hold well in the refrigerator covered up for up to 5 days. It will also freeze well covered for up to 3 months. Simply pull it out as you need it and reheat following the directions above.