Well, after months of being queasy and sick at the very thought of food, I am slowly getting back into the kitchen. I am wary of going too crazy or overextending myself, but I have managed to put together a couple of simple side dishes for Robert. Who, to his credit, eats them up greedily. I think he's ready for a return to mom's cooking.
Our first foray into home cooked meals was a basic green bean and radish sauté. This is so simple and so delicious. It is perfect finger food for little toddlers.
Green Bean and Radish Sauté
10-12 green beans
2 medium radishes
Wash and chop the green beans into small, grab-able pieces
Wash and chop the radishes into thin slices, then quartered
Heat about 1 tsp of olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat
Add the green beans and radishes and cook over the medium-high heat until the outsides of the veggies look slightly charred - about 2-3 minutes.
Add pepper to taste.
Turn down the heat to a low heat and cook until tender - about 8 minutes. Stir periodically to cook evenly.