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In Good Company

In the local dialect of Avellino, mesali means "tablecloths." Now, it is also the name of a new association of restaurants.
January 2007

Creamless Creamy Squash Soup

Butternut squash is a wonderful base for a soup. The texture of this one is particularly beautiful and silky, because of the puréed potatoes and carrot.
January 2001

Tuscan Beans

We tested this recipe in a traditional Italian terra-cotta bean pot, which cooked the beans gently, allowing them to retain their shape and texture.
January 2001
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