Sauteed Green Beans

From FoodNetwork.com1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 tablespoon olive oil3 large shallots, thinly sliced2 garlic cloves, minced1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes1/4 cup dry white wine2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basilSalt and freshly ground black pepperParmesan Crisps:1/2 cup grated ParmesanCook the green beans in a large pot of boiling water until … Continue reading Sauteed Green Beans

Ensalada de Marcelo

From Asparagus to Zucchini, 3rded.  2 c. cooked rice, at room temperature 2 c. assorted diced early summer veggies (beans, peas, cauliflower, etc.), slightly steamed ¼ c. raisins ¼ c. chopped olives ½ c. cubed provolone or other cheese 3 or 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped ½ lb. Summer sausage, diced (optional) olive oil salt and … Continue reading Ensalada de Marcelo

Succotash

by Chef Michel Nischan, on PBS.org Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups raw pumpkin or winter squash, cubed (reserve pumpkin shell for serving) 2 cups Italian black coco beans (or any other fresh shell bean) 4 cups trimmed snap beans, any color 1 cup fresh Native American grinding corn (regular … Continue reading Succotash