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Delicious String Beans
Green beans are delicious and readily available, but they can be boring. So give them some complexity ...
 
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December 7, 2014
Delicious String Beans

Green beans are delicious and readily available, but they can be boring. So give them some complexity and flavor by melting a little gorgonzola into the beans. Once the beans are cooked and still piping hot crumble in some gorgonzola, toss and serve. They can be a great appetizer or side dish that goes perfectly with grilled or roasted meats.