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Chicken and Chorizo

We don’t often eat spicy foods, anymore. Nonna doesn’t care for the heat and I’m usually not in the mood to cook two dinners. But every now and again the spice-urge gets to me and it’s damn the torpedos, full speed ahead. Like tonight. ...

Cheese, Sausage, and Reading Terminal Market

I told myself I was going to go to Reading Terminal Market once a month – and actually was doing it. And then I wasn’t. Today I did. Got that?!? Victor had the day off and we were able to get our Nonna-Sitter to stay for a few hours [I had to buy h...

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 ...

Sausage Pasties

Victor came into the kitchen yesterday and asked what I was making for dinner.  I replied “P...

Tomatoes and Peppers

Farmer Victor did another harvest today. It really is fun having a couple of things growing outside...

My First Texas Tommy

It’s no secret that hot dogs are one of my most favorite foods.  Real hot dogs, that is̷...

The Last Supper

Tomorrow morning will be what would have been my mother’s 85th birthday.  All four of my sis...

Italian Sausage Polenta Pie

Our Monday La Cucina Pasta went on hiatus this week.  Neither of us felt like actually cooking.  ...

Andouille and Langostino

I have been having more fun going through and posting the recipes that have been coming in from my ...