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Ham, Bean & Sauerkraut Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:31pm
Ham, Bean & Sauerkraut Soup | Fresh Tart

It’s hard to beat the rib-stickin’ comfort of a bowl of ham & bean soup. I prefer it brothier than the version I grew up eating, and like many soups, it’s made even better with the tang of sauerkraut.In fact, sauerkraut’s salty acidity elevates many savory dishes, far beyond the typical brats-n-beer pairing (which is,…

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White Bean Salad with Tomato & Avocado aka Power Outage Pantry Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:40pm
White Bean Salad with Tomato & Avocado

Is your power back on? Hooey what a series of storms. It always breaks my heart to see grand old trees downed, especially if their falling damages homes and cars. I hope that you escaped damage and if not, that you’re back on track soon. After losing power, I’m thinking ahead to the next outage….

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Chickpea Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:07pm

Braise a pot of beans one day, eat well for the next several. It’s the laziest, most delicious way to fill a week with food that I can imagine. Day 1 eat a bowlful of beans, on their own or alongside a roast or spooned over rice. Day 2 fry some beans until crispy and…

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White Bean Gratin

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 9, 2011 at 12:50pm

If you love cookbooks, and don’t own Sunday Suppers at Lucques by Suzanne Goin, add it to your list. Everything in it is delicious, fresh, approachable. Some of the recipes are longish, but not terribly complicated, and hey, sometimes greatness takes a little effort. I’m down with that. Like this bean gratin. It’s quite simple,…

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San Francisco Part II: The Food, and Crispy Fried Tofu

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 18, 2010 at 7:15pm

Gorgeous, hip, fun, smart, and famously delicious – San Francisco is my dream town. I regret that I was so busy with the BlogHer Food blogging conference I attended that I didn’t get to do much sightseeing. But I did enjoy several fantastic, not-Minnesota meals, and of course incredible California wine. Here’s the overview in…

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Fried Chickpeas with Chorizo & Spinach

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:44am

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly magazine.  I’ve probably said this about too many things to be credible (I’m aware that I lean a bit heavily on the superlative), but this is one of my absolute favorite dishes.  I crave it.  I devour it.  And now you will…

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