Sautéing is a great cooking method to use for cooking green beans fresh from the garden. Blanching the beans before sautéing will produce beans that are bright green, enhancing the appearance of the finished dish.
Fried green tomatoes may not be the first dish you think of when selecting a side dish for your meal but after trying the recipe below, you may change your mind. These crispy coated green tomatoes provide a tangy flavor and crunchy texture that goes well with many foods.
Make this a Red, White, and Blue summer with some of these ideas to add color to your celebration. Whether you are celebrating Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or welcoming our troops home, you will find these suggestions will add just the right touch to you special occasion.