Posts for October 10th 2010
When the temperatures drop, there's nothing more satisfying than a warm, hearty stew. But you don't need to have an entire afternoon at your disposal to brew up a batch of flavorful soup — all you need is 15 spare minutes.
This stew utilizes canned cannellini beans and precooked chicken sausage to whip up a meal in minimal time. Diced tomatoes add acidity, and fresh kale adds texture and earthiness. If you've got more time on your hands, use dried beans or uncooked sausage. Whatever you choose, pair it with a crusty baguette and a glass of Pinot for the perfect Fall dinner.
For the no-fuss recipe, keep reading.
While out at dinner the other night, my dining companions and I found ourselves debating the perfect beverage to complement a juicy burger. My tablemates ordered glasses of Pinot with their Niman Ranch burgers, but I opted for a cold amber ale. I actually happen to love wine with my burgers, but that evening beer sounded more refreshing. What do you usually choose?
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