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France: Garbure
Photo: Marcus Nilsson

France: Garbure

This hearty peasant stew from Béarn traditionally contained whatever seasonal vegetables were growing in the region. In would go cabbage, beans, potatoes, and turnips—all of which happen to be dirt-cheap in our country. If, like a French rural household might, you can get your hands on a bit of preserved goose, use that instead of pork.

View Recipe: Garbure (French Ham and Vegetable Stew)

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