Tuscan

Tuscan tomato chickpea stew with kale

October 27, 2011
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Chickpeas, tomatoes, and kale are no strangers on this blog. Here is yet another variation of how you can prepare them. I got the idea for a “Tuscan tomato chickpea stew” from the wonderful Satsuma Cafe in the Bywater. If you live in New Orleans and haven’t checked them out, you should! I stopped by [...]

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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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