• Ingredients: 32
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Bake: 2 hr

Turkish-style braised green beans with lemon wedges; thick turkish or greek yogurt. To make this turkish-style braised green beans for 4 persons you will need 15 min for preaparation and 2 hr for baking.



  • lemon wedges; thick Turkish or Greek yogurt

For corn sauce

  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 6 cups chicken or vegetable stock or low-sodium broth, plus additional for thinning sauce
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups fresh corn kernels , cobs reserved

Chive potato hash

  • 2 tbsps. canola oil
  • 1 small russet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/2 small sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt
  • Scant 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chives, chopped


  • *If chervil is unavailable, fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves may be substituted. Extra chervil oil will keep, covered, at room temperature 3 days. Try it in salad dressings or drizzled over fish, chicken breasts, or steamed vegetables.

To assembl

  • Special equipment: two 12-inch squares cheesecloth

To smoke duck

  • 1 tsp. Darjeeling tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

To glaze pears

To finish sauce and duck

  • Special equipment: wok with lid, heavy-duty foil, 12-inch round wire rack, 3-quart baking dish; instant-read thermometer


  1. Step 1 Cut a small X in bottom of each tomato with a sharp paring knife. Blanch tomatoes in a 3-quart saucepan of boiling water for 10 seconds, then immediately transfer with a slotted spoon to a bowl of ice and cold water to stop cooking.

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  2. Step 2 Cook onions and garlic in oil in a wide 5- to 6-quart heavy pot over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.

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  3. Step 3 Add beans, water, sugar, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to moderately low, then cover and simmer until beans are very tender, about 45 minutes.

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  4. Step 4 Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper. Cool to room temperature, uncovered, about 45 minutes.

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