"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."
- Virginia Woolf
Aphorisms from the Professor: Brillat-Savarin
Monday, October 5, 2009
Tonight exemplified one of my favorite things about doing a CSA: sometimes you need to use a common ingredient in a new way. We've received string beans of some kind just about every week for the last month or so. While the green beans have been delicious, we were getting a bit bored with the standard preparation. With the help of our new food processor, my boyfriend tried something random: green bean soup. I was very impressed - the soup had a wonderful depth of flavor, in many ways reminiscent of a chili.
Green bean soup garnished with bacon, sour cream and toasted & buttered Italian round