Sea island green bean recipes

Whole Foods' Green Beans

Whole Foods' Green Beans

They seem to be a reoccurring theme at Whole Foods Markets -- they were at our Beacon Hill Whole Foods, our West Newton Whole Foods, and now they are sitting in our Providence Whole Foods' salad bar (which is more like a salad island)
Minestrone Soup with Beans and Greens

Minestrone Soup with Beans and Greens

Season with salt and pepper. There were many items on my wish list, a long island bench, electric cooktop, deep drawers for storage, pyrolytic oven and a filtered water tap
Spaghetti with green olives, garlic and fresh mint

Spaghetti with green olives, garlic and fresh mint

Mary of One Perfect Bite - Golden Cream and Apple Tart - Tart Aux Pommes A La CremeVal of More Than Burnt Toast - Seared Pancetta Wrapped Cod on a Bed of Lemon RisottoJoanne of Eats Well With Others - Provence on a PlateSusan of The Spice Garden  - Pork Tenderloin with Peppers and ChipotlesTaryn of Have Kitchen, Will Feed  - Scrubbed ToastHeather of Girlichef  -Wedge Salad with Buttermilk-Lemon Zest Dressing Miranda of Mangoes and Chutney - Cobb SaladJeanette at Jeanette's Healthy Living - Zucchini Carpaccio with Avocado, Pistachios and Pistachio Oil SaladApril of Abbys Sweets Katie of Making Michael Pollan Proud - Roasted Tomato ConfitKathleen Van Bruinisse at Bake Away with Me - Chicken Salad with GreenBeans and Tahini-Lemon Yogurt DressingViola - The Life is Good KitchenLinda of There and Back Again - Domaine St
Vegan Lilikoi Baked Beans.

Vegan Lilikoi Baked Beans.

I have gotten a range of wonderful items including handmade organic soaps and candles, delicious Maui guava jam and upcountry mustard (the BEST), organic green tea grown on the Big Island, a beautiful Hawaiian inspired tea towel, vanilla-macadamia infused sugar created by the students of Maui’s culinary academy and so much more

My Top Ten From NYC’s Green Festival

Dang Caramel Sea Salt Coconut Chips were crunchy and sweet. Nib Mor is a start-up from Long Island that uses organic, non-GMO, Fair Trade and gluten-free ingredients
Living off the sea, Pacific Prawn tacos...

Living off the sea, Pacific Prawn tacos...

Captain Splendid and I were sailing through Harney Channel in the San Juan Islands and saw a commercial prawning boat, so we called them on the radio to ask if they could sell us some of their catch

Homage to Siciliy: Sardine Crostini with White Bean Puree and Salmoriglio

Couscous, or cuscusu, hearty pastas (pasta with wild fennel and sardines, sea urchin pasta with parsley and tomatoes), incredibly fresh seafood, vegetables (such as artichokes), citrus, capers, olives, fresh ricotta, bottarga (salted fish roe), and wild fennel (which grows all over the island) are staples
Greek Inspired Gigandes (Lima Beans)

Greek Inspired Gigandes (Lima Beans)

This dish pairs well with a big Greek salad (aka horiatiki salata), when tomatoes are back in season, and some grilled octopus (can never get enough of that)
Fennel and White Bean Soup

Fennel and White Bean Soup

Add the beans, tomatoes, thyme, bay leaf and tamari and season with salt and pepper. While fennel seeds are widely used from the Mediterranean Sea to Asia, just about the entire plant can be eaten
East Coast Eating: Rhode Island

East Coast Eating: Rhode Island

The menu at Chapel Grile is vast and the focus is on Mediterranean flavors and is heavy on seafood, which is exactly what I want to see when dining on the east coast