Stew of sausage, basil, potatoes, carrots, & caramelized onions

Fresh basil frames this picture with minty, pungent flavor.  This recipe is oriented towards the simplicity of a one pot meal.  For added flavor, grill the sausages separately and add to the soup with the spaghetti. Prep time: 20 minutesCook time:  30 minutesServes: 4-6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil1 pound merguez sausage Continue Reading

Hash Browns

These are so simple to make.  The (good) conundrum is that they vanish quickly.  Shred the potatoes with the peels for flavor and nutrition. Prep time:  20 minutesCook time:  20 minutesServes:  6+ as a side dish INGREDIENTS1 onion, chopped into pieces small enough to fit through the food processor feeder Continue Reading

Grilled Potatoes

Throw these on the grill alongside your main course. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 5 medium size thin skin (“new”) potatoes, scrubbed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon pepper DIRECTIONS Boil the potatoes for 7 minutes.  Drain them. Slice into pieces about 1/2″ thick, and place in Continue Reading