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Tuscan Bean Stew

THE BOWL THAT CAPTURES THE SOUL OF ITALIAN COOKING We often think of Italy as the land of luxury goods from Prada and Maserati, but in the kitchen, simplicity and frugality rule. When it comes to turning modest ingredients into memorable dishes few cuisines can compete. Tuscan bean stew is the epitome of this thrifty tradition. The people of Tuscany are known as mangiafagioli, or “bean eaters,” for the prominent role beans play in their cuisine. Cannellini (white kidney beans) are the regi...