Fresh Green Beans are one of my top recommendations for any-day-April side dishes. Spring plantings of Green Beans are in a period of steady harvests from farms in Florida. Expect more affordable prices and nice quality.
Need a break from bean casseroles? Not all recipes for fresh Green Beans need to be served warm. Cold Green Bean salads use the blanching method (boil for 3 minutes then immediately cool them in an ice-water bowl) to keep the beans firm and bright green. Here’s a cool and crunchy, creamy yet light recipe to try!