Category Archives: sausage

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

It’s awfully cold here in the Snow Belt and our friends in the Northeast are taking a wintry pummeling too. The shot above is from the Mentor Headlands – the snow-covered expanse on the left is Lake Erie. If you’re … Continue reading

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Sausage & Potato Empanadas

I am an overachiever. If you know me personally, you’ve seen that this trait of mine has its pros and its cons. When it comes to my kitchen activities, it means that I often opt to try new recipes for … Continue reading

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Throw Together Pasta: Version 4

Carbs are easily my favorite food group, and pasta is most definitely my favorite carb. Since I don’t care for tomato sauce on my pasta, I have to get creative making something that Andrew will like while still satisfying our … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini

I saw this recipe in Real Simple magazine and immediately wanted to try it. I’m not a huge fan of stuffed peppers, but the contents of this “stuffing” were right up my alley, so I figured I’d give it a … Continue reading

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Andouille and Spinach

Pictures don’t do this soup justice.  Smoky andouille sausage, crisp cauliflower florets, and vibrant fresh spinach combine in this rich, velvety soup that’s easy enough to throw together on a weeknight.  The bonus?  It’s not half bad for you! While … Continue reading

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Tortellini Soup with Sausage & Escarole

This soup has so many delicious Italian ingredients – cheese tortellini, spicy sausage, escarole – that you know it’s going to be fantastic!  What I like best about this is that it comes together in half an hour and it … Continue reading

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The Best Pancakes

The book The Best Recipe was put together by the editors of Cooks Illustrated.  They basically tried a bunch of recipes for each dish they wanted to make and chose…the best one.  Tada! Andrew and I recently spent a weekend … Continue reading

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Autumn Sausage Casserole

I made this recipe about a month ago, but it has been languishing in my “to post” file.  I’m not sure why I let it hang out so long, since Andrew and I both really enjoyed it, and it’s such … Continue reading

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Cheater’s Homemade Pizza

Though I’d love to make my own pizza dough every time I have a hankering for pizza, that doesn’t always cut it in the “quick weeknight meal” category. Especially if I end up making Andrew put the pizzas together! Plus, … Continue reading

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Sausage Grinders

So, if you’re from Connecticut, chances are you read the title of my post and thought “yum, sausage grinders!” If you are from anywhere else, you probably read the title of my post and thought, “um, what’s a grinder?” If … Continue reading

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