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Santas and Spicy Jambalaya

We started taking down Christmas, today. It was 2°F outside – absolutely no reason to step outside and do anything. I have to admit that I just don’t get the concept of always having to be out and about. I just can’t think of anything worse ...

Polenta, Peppers, and Sausage

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. Two things Nonna dislikes – and we really like – are polenta and spicy sausages. While she used to like spicy foods, polenta has eluded her since her childhood. She spent a few years in the Sons of Italy ...

Pasta Night

Just about any night around here can be pasta night, but I went to bed last night thinking of pasta,...

Stuffed Peppers

It’s the garden that keeps on giving – and it really hasn’t even started, yet! Whi...

Tomatoes, Figs, and Sausage

I had a bit of an unexpected day off from work, today – I had to get nasty cancerous things cu...

Chicken and Chorizo

We don’t often eat spicy foods, anymore. Nonna doesn’t care for the heat and I’m u...

Cheese, Sausage, and Reading Terminal Market

I told myself I was going to go to Reading Terminal Market once a month – and actually was doi...

Escarole and Sausage over Crispy-Cheesy Bread

I was perusing a few of the websites I have linked to this, this morning, and came upon a recipe I ...

White Beans and Roasted Tomatoes

It’s 70-something degrees outside on the last day of Summer. Time to make some beans. I was u...

Stuffed Peppers

  I wanted to make a huge pot of spaghetti sauce and I had a hankerin’ for stuffed peppe...

Sausage Rolls

    Phyllo… nothing more than phyllo… he sang in his best Morris Albert voice...

Italian Sausage, Lentils, and Fennel

I really like fennel but it’s just not something I think about very often.  I was at the sto...

Sausages and Home-Grown Peppers

Goodness!  It’s been a week since I last took a picture of dinner!  Yes, we’ve been e...

Sausage and Peppers

Sometimes the simplest foods are the best. Case in point is sausage and peppers.  You can’t ...