Fresh green beans tossed in an Asian inspired dressing and sprinkled with nutty, toasted sesame seeds.
I was inspired by the Basil Garlic Chicken breasts I posted earlier this week and made a second dish out of them. By combining them with whole-grain couscous, string beans and Parmesan cheese, they made a delicious stuffing for bell peppers. While cooking the chicken breasts I upped the chicken broth, wine and half & half from the amounts in the original recipe so there… [Read more]
My family has never embraced the tradition of eating that infamous green bean and mushroom soup casserole that is so popular on Thanksgiving. Mushrooms are a no-no for most of them and I vowed that canned soup, in any shape or form, would never cross my lips again. Ever. So this year I took it upon myself to start a new tradition and build a… [Read more]
This week for Tyler Florence Fridays I made his tempura string beans with a ginger, garlic, and sesame aioli. It was a perfect and delicious side to my peanut butter chicken. The tempura was thick, light, and fluffy. When I whisked in the cold club soda it bubbled up like lava and come dangerously close to over-flowing the bowl. I really like Tyler’s clever idea… [Read more]