This is a perfect centerpiece for Thanksgiving. Green beans, artichokes, and asparagus wrapped candles. Just use a rubber band for the green beans and asparagus and hollow out the center of the artichoke.
Oven roasted green beans- Roasting imparts a yummy slightly sweet and smokey taste. http://www.frugallivingmom.com/oven-roasted-green-beans/ It makes veggies pretty amazing. If you have never tried roasting your vegetables, you really should!