Fast and Fresh

Ahhh the kitchen. One of my favorite places to be. One thing I am known for is loving magazines. Probably because it's a faster read than a book. Recently I picked up Food and Wine's "Fast + Fresh". Because I don' t think there is a better food combo. What I didn't realize is it also pairs a wine with each recipe. Um that means me in heaven. I'm sure there will be more to follow but I wanted to share my first recipe from this amazing mini cookbook.

Sichuan-Style Green Beans with Pork

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 3/4 lb green beans, sliced thin and clockwise
  • 3 small red peppers (the recipe called for chilies but I couldn't exactly locate them so I improvised)
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 lime juice and the same for soy sauce

How to: Cook the pork in oil, then add green beans and peppers (or chilies I guess, haha) and garlic, cook until the green beans are crisp-tender, then just throw everything else in and season with salt and pepper.

Wine pairing: German Riesling

I don't know about you but I'm in love with fast, fresh, and This is a must try for a quick weeknight dinner.

Have a lovely Wednesday!