Rachael Ray’s Green Minestrone

Big Soup, Big Taste

Rachael Ray’s Green Minestrone | photo by Dara O’Brien

One of my friends lives alone, yet her fridge is stuffed to the gills. I have learned that this is not an indicator of how frequently she cooks. It is full because she doesn’t eat or cook with leftovers or plan her meals around ingredients she already has.

Your fridge can get quite full if you don’t bother to eat that leftover pasta you bought home…



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Dara O'Brien

Dara O'Brien


Dara O’Brien is a freelance writer based in New York City. When she isn’t cooking or writing about cookbooks, she writes plays and sometimes acts in them..