food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. And be sure to visit food52.com to enter their best ricotta recipe contest.
This hearty black bean soup studded with crispy chorizo will quickly find a place in your recipe rotation. IT is easy to double and the perfect make-ahead: Freeze in individual portions and pull out what you need for a satisfying dinner or last.