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Ciao Italia

Fagioli Secchi E Piu/Dried Beans and More (#812)

Mary Ann's long-time amico Emilio makes his favorite dried bean dish with lentils. Mary Ann uses three types of dried beans to make a thick, hearty bean and mussel soup, then makes her favorite ring pasta and dried fava bean soup. Both are thick enough to eat with a fork. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."

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