In my last post I shared my foolproof method (courtesy of Sally Schneider on the Splendid Table) for making an herb finishing salt that’s guaranteed to make you everyone’s favorite gift-bearing party guest this holiday season. In this post, I describe one way that I use that herb finishing salt all through the year.
My favorite use is to sprinkle it on vegetables just before I serve them. Green beans are a great choice. I trim and wash the green beans and then steam them for no more than five minutes. This brings out their full flavor and ensures they stay crisp. (I find that steaming them for more than five minutes makes them too soft for my taste.) Read More