Carving a pumpkin for Halloween and making pumpkin pie for a Thanksgiving feast are what many of us consider to be the two most popular uses for pumpkin, but they certainly aren't the only ways to use this versatile vegetable.
Soup pasta consists of pasta shapes that range in size from small to very tiny. The larger of the soup pastas are used in thicker based soups and the tiny and smaller pasta shapes are used in light or broth based soups.
An Italian soup made in the manner of a traditional bean soup from the region of Tuscany. Tuscan White Bean Soup consists of a water-based broth which combines the flavors of the ingredients to provide an earthy bean flavor with a hint of tomato.
A type of thick soup that is a specialty of the Tuscany region of Italy. Traditionally, ribollita (which is Italian for “twice boiled”), was basically leftover minestrone soup that was reheated (or re-boiled, hence the name ribollita); however, chunks of crusty bread were added to the leftover soup before it was served.