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This week at our Boston Farmers' Markets

Dudley Town Common Farmers Market
intersection of Blue Hill Ave and Dudley Street
Tuesday and Thursdays    3-7pm

Bowdoin Street Health Center Farmers Market
230 Bowdoin St, Dorchester
Thursdays    2:30-6:30pm

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market!
Main Lobby, Massachusetts Ave.
Fridays 11am-2pm

This week we'll have: Green Beans, Cucumbers, Potatoes, Snap Peas, Garlic, Raspberries, Radishes, Beets, Carrots, Summer Squash, Scallions, Cabbage, Collard Greens, Salad Mix, Lettuce, Turnip Greens Basil, Cilantro, Chives, Parsley, Mint

Vegetable of the Week

Green Beans

Spicy Green Beans with Garlic

1/4 cup of vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
dried red pepper flakes or 2 small green peppers (jalapeno)
1 pound of green beans, tough ends removed
1 1/2 teaspooon salt
3 tablespoons sesame seeds
optional: 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and 2 teaspoons of ground cumin

In a large saute plan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic slivers and pepper flakes/pepper and optional powedered spices. Cook, stirring, until the garlic begins to turn golden, about 2 minuetes. Add the green beans, water, salt and stir well. Cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Add sesame seeds and cook uncovered, stirring, until toasted, 2 to 3 minutes.

Remove from the heat and adjust seasoning, to taste. Serve hot.

recipe from Emeril Lagassee.

-- Jess Liborio, Urban Grower

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