Posts Tagged "soup"

Ribollita

Posted by on Sep 8, 2011 | 0 comments

Ribollita

Serves 4 8 oz dried white beans (preferably cannellini) 1 lb. Tuscan black cabbage (or Swiss chard, if you can’t find black cabbage) 2 tbs olive oil 1 medium onion 1 leek 1 small carrot 1 stalk celery 2 small branches thyme 1 small branch rosemary 1/2 bay leaf 1 beef bouillon cube (or Better than Bouillon, which really is better) 1 clove garlic 1 tsb. tomato paste Stale bread or toasted slices of crusty bread Salt, pepper, and olive oil to taste Ribollita is at its best when prepared a day or two in advance. Soak the beans overnight, then drain and rinse. In a large saucepan, cover...

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Know thine enemy (and eat it)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 | 0 comments

Know thine enemy (and eat it)

Food and Water Watch has included the following invasive species in their “Smart Seafood Guide” this year. The theory goes, since we’re really good at overfishing food fish to the brink of extinction, why not make food out of the fish we want to get rid of? Asian carp Asian shore crab Asian swamp eel Chinese mitten crab European green crab Lionfish Mozambique and blue tilapia Rusty crawfish Walking catfish A few chefs were already feeding their diners some of these nefarious invaders before FWW caught on to the trend. Miya’s Sushi in New Haven has an entire menu...

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