Category Archives: Sausage

Cucumber-Melon Salad

One of us is not a fan of mixed-greens only salads. No matter how fresh the greens or how it’s dressed, it might as well be beige. We were determined to avoid such salads, and this was our first effort … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Casserole

  This is our version of the Minnesota classic, wild rice casserole. If you’re not from Minnesota, you may not know that wild rice is not an uncultivated variety of rice. Wild rice is a genetic cousin to the Asian … Continue reading

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Spanish White Bean and Potato Stew

We have not had much success with slow cooker recipes that used some form of sausage as the central ingredient. Our blog followers have seen one or two exceptions in the past, but the current recipe is simply an outstanding … Continue reading

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Chipotle Potato Salad

This one, we did not see coming. We were actually apprehensive that serving another dish with potatoes (see Low Country Shrimp Boil) would be a mistake. We envisioned having a large amount of potato salad leftovers, and we are always … Continue reading

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Chickpea, Chorizo and Brown Rice Pilaf

This was a great find for quickly preparing a weeknight meal. This recipe comes from Stephanie Witt Sedgwick as a special to the Washington Post. The results are great, the preparation simple and straightforward. Hope you enjoy it as much … Continue reading

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Brazilian Feijoada

We saw this recipe on a day we were preparing some dried Navy beans for a future dinner. Once we saw this recipe, we knew we could substitute Navy beans for the Cuban black beans traditionally used in Brazil.

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Lentil Soup with Pork Sausages

Lentils are the centerpiece of this recipe. Lentils are an Old World food staple from prehistoric times. Many nutritionists consider lentils one of the top foods to add to your diet. Lentils are an excellent source of protein, folate, minerals … Continue reading

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