pinto beans

Primavera pintos over farro

April 4, 2011
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Frequently, recipe inspiration is born out of resourcefulness. That was the case with what I’m calling “primavera pintos over farro.” I needed to make dinner, fast, and the fresh produce I had on hand (besides my ever-present onions and garlic) amounted to parsley, carrots, and a zucchini originally destined for a zucchini bread that never [...]

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Tuscan mountain beans with lemon broccoli and polenta

February 28, 2011
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A yearning to taste the real flavors of Italy, a recommendation by America’s Test Kitchen’s Christopher Kimball, and a deep admiration for Lynne Rosetto Kasper of The Spendid Table radio program drew me to her cookbook The Italian Country Table: Home Cooking from Italy’s Farmhouse Kitchens. Published in 1999, this is Kasper’s second book, and [...]

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