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Food: Dinner Tonight – White or Cannellini Bean Stew

In Rome, for a mid day fuel, I searched for restaurants which served Cannellini bean stew and if they didn’t offer it, I kept on walking until I found the one place that did. Cannellini bean stew drizzled with olive oil and dusted with fresh Parmesan cheese – is probably the best meal I’ve had in Italy. Anyway, tonight, we are having cannellini bean stew in my household, and this recipe is one that sparked an interest because…1 tablespoon of tomato paste added to the beans. Which is something my mother used to do with the white bean stew she made centuries ago in her Mediterranean kitchen.   The other part I plan to do is instead of the meatballs, I will saute Italian sausage without the case in a touch of olive oil and garlic, and then add it to the bean stew. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese, and a pinch of finally chopped Italian parsley and serve. This cuts down on time and tastes equally good.  Ingredients For meatballs 200 g (7 oz) of ground beef 100 g (3,5 oz) of fresh …

Food: Something with Sweet Potato, Cheese, Cajun…Amazing

Last night I craved soup – considering how cold the city is THIS Indian Summer (eye roll). We had a sweet potato and ginger boxed soup from, you guessed it, Trader Joe’s. It was missing something I thought, so I added bacon bits, and a side slice of yogurt cheese, you guessed it, from Trader Joe’s :). A day later I discovered this recipe and as usual had to share with all of you probably the BEST sweet potato recipe ever – this site gets me for sure. I mean check this out for the drizzle… 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large or 2 small cloves of garlic, minced or grated 1/2 cup milk + more if needed 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese or smoked gouda cheese + 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon seasoned salt + pepper