Green Beans with Shallots

Green beans can be boring–but not these! These are so simple and so good! I made them twice in a row and ate leftovers at lunch.

Russian Salad from Verdura

I picked up a used copy of VERDURA: Vegetables Italian Style by Viana La Place after reading multiple posts on Chowhound about how great the recipes are. I’m quite glad I did. I’ve mostly been making the salads but there are lots of pastas, soups, antipasti and even main dish recipes as well.  This Russian […]

Green Beans with Peanut Sauce

Here’s a different one, for me at least. I didn’t measure a whole bunch so I’ll try to approximate here. o They had a nice Asian sort of flavor with the peanut butter and sesame seeds. I’d do maybe a little more soy sauce and garlic next time. I used chunky peanut butter by the […]