Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

This recipe for Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion is pretty much a Facepalm Idea, for me.  It’s one of those ideas that is so obvious, it hurts. I feel the need to whack myself in the forehead, à la “V-8”, so badly does it pain me to think of all the wasted […]


Green Beans Gremolata

Green Beans Gremolata , a recipe developed by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, has become my go-to green bean dish for the holidays. Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, this recipe is a family favorite, and a standout dish beside any protein: whether poultry, beef, or pork.  Why? When company’s coming over, and I’m already making several […]


Green Beans and Potatoes

Made on the stove top, and Southern to their tips, this recipe for Green Beans and New Potatoes is just like Grandma used to make! (More or less.) In the South, eating a big plate of these is also known as sitting down to a “mess of beans and taters”. We try to incorporate lots […]