Easy Sausage, Potato and Cabbage Soup

It’s gotten chilly here and my eldest was feeling poorly. She was staying here earlier this week while some work was done at her apartment and asked if I’d make some vegetable soup one evening. I made a version of chicken soup with rice, skipping the chicken and adding some sliced zucchini because I have […]

Frankfurter Circles

I’m checking for broken links on the site and ran into this one. Somehow I had never posted this gem of a recipe! I had to note this down. My grandmother would make these for me when I visited. I loved this as a kid! My kids, however, won’t touch them. It’s a great way […]

Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage

This Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage was a great simple dinner for midweek and was the hit of my pre-holiday dinners. I halved the original recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America so I used half a pound of pasta instead of the full pound and I used broccolini instead of broccoli rabe or rapini. The […]

Penne with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

This pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage is from Lidia’s Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrees, which I borrowed from the library. I have other cookbooks from her and love them so thought it would be fun to see what her favorites are. This caught my eye and I […]

Something Different for St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Coddle

Break out of the corned beef rut and make some Irish Coddle for St. Patrick’s Day. A one-pot delight with sausage, potatoes, bacon and onions in a delicious broth that has some apple juice for sweetness.