A Twist of the Wrist: Quick Flavorful Meals with Ingredients from Jars, Cans, Bags, and Boxes


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Sample recipes from A Twist of the Wrist: Quick Flavorful Meals with Ingredients from Jars, Cans, Bags, and Boxes


Tuscan Bean Soup with Prosciutto and Grated Parmigia...

This is a take on pasta e fagiole, the classic Tuscan bean and pasta soup, but without the pasta. Where the homemade version is thickened...

by Nancy Silverton

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Sicilian-Style Trennette with Eggplant, Olives, and ...

This pasta is based on Sicily’s most famous pasta, pasta alla Norma, which is spaghetti with tomato sauce, eggplant, and ricotta salata. ...

by Nancy Silverton


Crostini with Salted European-Style Butter, Smoked S...

In the midst of trying a bunch of Spanish products for this book, I tasted canned sardines for the first time. I liked them so much I kne...

by Nancy Silverton


Seared Beef Filet with Black Beans, Avocado, and Gre...

The salsa added to these black beans has all the flavors you need to turn simple canned beans into something worthy of the filet you’re p...

by Nancy Silverton


Lamb Meatballs with Spicy Garbanzo Beans

This is a quick and easy version of a very popular appetizer that we served at Campanile for years. I like to make the garbanzo beans wit...

by Nancy Silverton

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Sage Pesto

This is basically a quick version of saltimbocca, the classic Italian dish of veal rolls, but made with chicken in place of veal. The nam...

by Nancy Silverton


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