Category Archives: Sausage

World’s Best Lasagna

Christmas lasagna may be a new tradition here. As we pointed out in a recent post, we decided to pay homage to the traditional Italian menu featuring first a pasta course, then a meat course. However, our all-American guests decided … Continue reading

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Sausage Skillet Dinner

We found this recipe in the John Wayne Cast Iron Official Cookbook, (2017, Topix Media Lab). We purchased the cookbook after seeing most of the recipes are made in a cast iron skillet. Our cast iron skillet has been underused, … Continue reading

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Chard and Sausage with Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

This recipe calls for rainbow chard, likely for the variety of color, but there is a flavor component to this choice as well. Rainbow chard is not an actual varietal of chard, but a mix of  chard varietals including white-stemmed … Continue reading

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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Swiss Chard

We had leftover farfalle pasta from a recent recipe (check our earlier January 2018 blog entries), and we came across a recipe for pasta, Italian sausage, and Swiss chard. Of course, we could not leave the recipe alone; modification and … Continue reading

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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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