Posted in February 2011

Haricots Verts with Garlic Breadcrumbs

  Green Beans with Garlic Breadcrumbs, originally uploaded by elenamcginnis. The critical elements of this delicious side dish include thin lovely french green beans and olive oil grissini bread crumbs. ┬áNot all grissini is created equally so it’s important to cook with these bread crumbs like you would with wine–don’t use them unless you’d eat … Continue reading

Shrimp and Grits

Ok, well it’s actually shrimp and polenta (made from corn grown and stone ground in South Carolina). You purists can complain, but it could technically be yellow grits (except the farmers use an heirloom Italian polenta-corn seed that has probably been made into polenta since Romans ran the world). ┬áDespite all these controversies, I am … Continue reading