Tuscan White Bean and Sausage Stew

September 15, 2012.   Categories Chilis/Stews, Comfort Food, Soups, Tuscan.

Tuscan White Bean and Sausage Stew

Tuscan White Bean and Sausage Stew I was flipping through a recent Cook’s Illustrated and found a recipe for “Hearty Tuscan Bean Stew” that promised to be as comforting and delicious as any you would find in Tuscany. The article went on to say that Tuscans are known for their expertise in cooking Cannellini beans. The recipe itself wasn’t really that different from how I prepare a similar soup. But it did offer some...

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Bistecca with Fried Artichokes and Potatoes

June 6, 2009.   Categories Tuscan.


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Bistecca with Fried Artichokes and Potatoes

Bistecca with Fried Artichokes and Potatoes from A Platter of Figs by David Tanis. I am in the middle of reading the most wonderful cookbook … A Platter of Figs and other recipes by David Tanis.  And when I say I’m “reading” a cookbook, I mean I’m actually reading it a page at a time from start to finish.  It’s wonderfully well-written with a refreshing and simplistic perspective of cooking and...

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