See this? Pretty, comforty, colorful. Perfect autumn noshing.
It's root vegetables with green beans, baked slowly and lovingly, dolloped with butter and a little chicken stock. What could be better?
Turnips, beets, carrots, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, parsnips. Plus onion and leek. (They're kinda rooty.) Oh, and the green beans. An afterthought.
A mistake, if you can believe it.
Beans aren't rooty, but we didn't think that would be a problem. They're green and pretty and taste good. But they didn't taste good here.
Who knew? It seems like magical thinking, to believe that root vegetables only go with root vegetables. It's true, though. The beans seemed woody and strange and uncomforty.