Friday, March 22, 2013

Join the Online Book Clubs

The library invites you to sign up for our online book clubs.  Pick out the type of books that you enjoy and you will receive a short 5 minute excerpt from a book in your email each day.  You will receive a new title every week.  Enjoy the short read with your morning coffee and before long you will be hooked.  Check out the book at the library so you can finish it.  It will be a relaxing break in your day. 
The moderator is author, Suzanne Beecher.  Each week she will share other things beside the books including some great recipes.  Just sign up on our website!
Here is one of Suzanne’s recipes that you can enjoy with your family and friends.
Green Beans Jazzed with Tomato
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1 inch pieces
¼ cup butter
¼ cup finely chopped onion
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 medium tomatoes cut up
Steam the green beans until crisp-tender, or boil in salted water for about 15 to 18 minutes.  While beans are cooking melt butter in skillet, add onion and garlic; cook and stir over medium heat for about 3 to 4 minutes.  Stir in brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, oregano, and pepper.  Add tomatoes.  Heat thoroughly.  Drain the green beans, then add the tomato mixture to them and gently toss.

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