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Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup with Chorizo

Chorizo Soup

While the day’s are getting longer and spring technically starts next week, it’s still pretty cold in New York. A warm and hearty bowl of soup is still very much welcome. Soup gives the sense of comfort and warmth and it’s ideal to take your time with it. Home-made chicken stock is always preferable but I find that I usually end up using a good quality store-bought one. Soup usually tastes better the day after it’s made after the flavors have had a chance to meld together. It’s a great thing to make on a Sunday and eat for the rest of the week.
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Pasta with Pesto, Kale and Cannellini Beans

With all the basil that’s been at the farmers market lately, I’ve been using any excuse to make and eat pesto. I’ve been putting it on the obvious like pasta and sandwiches and also even as a snack on saltines. Pesto freezes really well so it’s best to make it in big batches so you can have it into the winter months when theres no more fresh basil around.
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