Marcella Beans with Sausage and Beet Greens

We found beautiful beets from Dirty Girl Produce recently at the CUESA Farmer’s Market. We love purchasing beets whole because the tops are actually edible and a delicious substitute for other greens like kale or swiss chard. Most people aren’t concerned with how their beet tops look because they are just shopping for the bottom... Continue Reading

Ribollita: A Hearty Tuscan Soup

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With the cold, rainy weather lately in San Francisco, a hearty winter soup seemed particularly appropriate. We first tried ribollita at one of our favorite restaurants in Florence, Cibrèo, where it was described as “soup so thick, you eat it with a fork.” We’ve researched many recipes for ribollita, and found, as this article states, that “rivers of ink... Continue Reading