For years I made edamame, one of my favorite snacks, by just boiling the frozen pods and then sprinkling sea salt on top. It was easy, and if you're using good salt, one of the tastiest things to snack on.
Then one night, while having drinks at my friend Barb's apartment, she whipped up a batch of edamame that was hands-down the best I had ever tasted.
Instead of boiling or steaming the edamame, she sautés the pods in a skillet with crushed garlic cloves. The edamame is cooked over a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes, so the outsides develop a crisp garlicky flavor while the insides get cooked through. Genius, right?Read More