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.

-- allrecipes.com

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