New Orleans Style String Beans
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans and garlic. Blanch for 3 minutes and drain.
- Heat a large saute pan over medium heat. Add olive oil, honey, and Creole seasoning. Let honey melt in with the olive oil and spices.
- Pat the drained beans and garlic cloves dry with a paper towel. Add them to pan and toss gently to coat with the honey and spice mixture. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Turn off burner and pour cognac into the pan and flambe the beans until the alcohol is cooked off.