Daily entertainment update with items on the season finale of "Coming Home" on Lifetime, a recipe for Garlic Green Beans and "X-Men: First Class."
Dinner idea: Garlic Green Beans
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped pine nuts
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped
Salt and peppper, to taste
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and pine nuts, and saute until lightly browned. Place the green beans in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and toss with the garlic and pine nuts to serve.
On TV: ‘Coming Home’ on Lifetime at 10 p.m. EDT/ 9 p.m. CDT
Tonight is the season finale of “Coming Home,” Lifetime’s original series that records the emotional moments when a member of the U.S. Forces reunites with his or her family. Tonight, a marine surprises his kids with his return home by dressing as a clown at a circus.
The talker: ‘X-Men: First Class’
“X-Men: First Class” opened this weekend, and it takes viewers and fans of the comic back to the beginning of the “X-Men” series. Find out a secret to a major world event, why Magneto and Professor X became arch enemies and how the mutant evolution began.
-- GateHouse News Service