Roasted Green Beans with Harissa

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons harissa paste Salt and freshly-ground black pepper 2 tablespoons sliced almonds Preheat the oven to 425°F with a rack in the upper position. Wash, thoroughly dry, and trim the ends off the beans. In a medium bowl, mix together the olive oil…

Green Bean Salad with Fried Almonds

Ingredients: 1 pound green beans or haricot vert 1/2 a fennel bulb (about 1/2 pound) 1 stalk celery, trimmed 1/2 medium red onion 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/3 cup (about 2 ounces) whole almonds 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons…

Garlic Green Beans

Ingredients: 3/4 pound fresh green beans 1tablespoon butter 1 clove garlic, minced Coarse salt Snap off the tops of the beans. Melt the butter in a skillet, add the beans, and cook them over a medium to medium-high flame, stirring, until they begin to brown. Lower the flame, cover, and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until…

Stir Fried Noodles

Ingredients: 4 ounces dried flat noodles 1/2 small seedless cucumber, peeled and julienned Pinch kosher salt 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 medium carrot, peeled and julienned 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup mushrooms (can combine with or substitute other vegetable such as asparagus, snap peas, green beans, radishes, corn, etc.) sliced and cut…

Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds white button mushrooms 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons lemon juice (about 1 lemon) 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated on a microplane grater 1/4 cup flour Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 cups…