Category Archives: Beans

Three Bean Minestrone

It’s soup season, and one of the most satisfying Italian soups is minestrone, which can be made in many ways. This is a recipe which I pieced together after watching various Italian grandmothers make minestrone. A very important tip which […]

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Paella on the Grill

My family bid arrivederci to my oldest daughter Giulia on Sunday, who left today for her first year of college in the Netherlands. We celebrated with a different kind of barbecue, Paella on the Grill. It is a fun recipe […]

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Chickpea Stew

Jovial’s Chickpea Stew is a hearty, vegetarian dish that can be prepared in no time at all.  The combination of simple ingredients with the perfect blend of spices will keep you warm this winter!  Enjoy with a slice of crusty bread for […]

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Cannellini & Potato Vegetable Soup

January is National Soup Month! You might be accustomed to picking up canned soup at the supermarket, but doesn’t the smell of  homemade soup in your kitchen sound so much better? Our new recipe for Cannellini & Potato Vegetable Soup takes just 5 minutes to prep and […]

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