Sausage, Spinach and Bean soup

I am sitting here enjoying the last of the soups I made last week and I think you should make this or something close with the things you like eating. I mean homemade soup is really easy to adapt to what you have on hand. Technically there are three components to making a lovely soup or stew. 1st is liquid, 2nd aromatics and 3rd volumizing … Continue reading Sausage, Spinach and Bean soup

Cioppino – cod, sausage and fennel

After 28 years working for a local company they decided to let several long term dedicated people go. I feel OK saying this now as I just received my last severance check 🙂 I was a little bitter at first but I have been so unhappy with the twists and turns of the company for many many years now. I stayed thinking what else could … Continue reading Cioppino – cod, sausage and fennel

Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

I was looking for an older recipe I wrote about before for today’s blog. Reason being is I didn’t really make anything note worthy this past week. For our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went to the Azores and while we liked everything except for the sausage, it was SO smoky and the texture was not to my liking. So this recipe Portuguese recipe popped up … Continue reading Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams