"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1/2 lb. green beans 1 clove of garlic 1 tsp. olive oil 2 tsp. red wine vinegar 3/4 c. croutons 1 T. grated Parmesan cheese
1. Rinse and cut ends off green beans; cook beans in boiling water for 4 minutes. 2. Drain and rinse with cold water. 3. Sauté garlic and olive oil for one minute; add vinegar, green beans, croutons and Parmesan cheese. Toss and serve.
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