Smoked Sausage and Cabbage Soup Instant Pot or Stove-Top

A traditional Smoked Sausage & Cabbage Soup done Stove-Top or in the Instant Pot. So hearty and heartwarming!

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Three Meat Frittata – Instant Pot or Stove-Top

You know what I like, and I hope you do, too, since I’m posting one? Frittatas. And I like them for so many reasons. They’re delicious and the frugal me loves that frittatas are a great way to use a bit of this and a bit of that. And the healthy me loves that anything…

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Cheesy Potato Sausage Soup – Instant Pot or Stove-top

Oh, but I do love me some soup. Especially in the fall. And since I had some sausage left after making Smoked Sausage and White Bean Soup in the Instant Pot the other day, I thought I’d make more soup, but take it in another direction.

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Smoked Sausage & White Bean Soup – Instant Pot or Stove-top

It could very well be that I’m in denial! I am astonished each time it snows! I do live in Minnesota, but really? Snow twice last week and again the other day. But snow to me = soup, so soup it is. Again. 🙂

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The Best Salad in the World

I had it from a grocery store deli. The Best Salad in the World. Seriously, that’s what it was called – and I agree!

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Easiest Breakfast Casserole, Cheese & Sausage or Ham

Here’s a super simple little breakfast casserole that is perfect even for the pickiest of eaters. Delicious just as is, full of cheese & Sausage or Ham, I often like to tinker!

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Easy Sausage Sheet Tray Bake

Fall has caught up with us, finally, with a fury. We’ve finally had our first real frost. And with it, a flurry of activity. Some herbs were potted and brought in and as many green tomatoes as we deemed prudent picked and placed in bags where hopefully they’ll ripen.

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Italian Stuffed Mini Peppers

Somehow this year, I decided these mini peppers were the ideal appetizer and have made them a couple of times. I’ve also made a Pimento Cheese & Chorizo version, but these, stuffed with cheese, Italian sausage and cream cheese are really a favorite, too.

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Pimento Cheese & Chorizo Stuffed Peppers

Do you remember awhile back I made this awesome Tequila Spiked Pimento Cheese? It was right around the Superbowl. It inspired me though and I loved it so much I started using it in other recipes!

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Classic Midwestern Stuffing or Dressing

Thanksgiving food, here in the US, isn’t really about the turkey – it’s about the sides. To me, it’s not Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes, gravy and of course, stuffing! Notice the explanation point. I get excited about stuffing, especially since I usually only have it once a year. Anything else can be as gourmet or as…

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Home Made Chorizo

I used to have such “food envy” about Mexican Chorizo. See, I couldn’t buy it where I lived. So sad, huh? And when it started becoming available, it was super pricey and usually frozen. So I learned to whip up my own Home Made Chorizo. Chorizo is quick and easy to make at home and…

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Jambalaya

Jambalaya truly reflects a cultural heritage carried into the New World, nurtured and melded into its own special blend – hundreds of years ago, displaced French Canadians settled into the Louisiana area and adapted this dish to their new surroundings. A lovely melange of vegetables, earthy sausage and chicken are in this version, as well as…

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