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A Pot of Beans

Anya Hoffman

Anya Hoffman

February 27, 2014


Recipe for White Bean and Sausage Stew

The ultimate cold-weather food? A big pot of beans bubbling on the stove. Add a loaf of crusty bread and a bowl of mixed greens and you've got a meal comforting enough to brighten even the dreariest of winter days. 

White Bean and Sausage Stew 

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About the author: Anya Hoffman is a freelance writer and contributing editor at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Twitter.

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