Cannellini and Kale Soup

Something my husband will love. This recipe calls for fresh sausage.  I used a fresh green onion sausage which I had made a while back (https://icookforleftovers.wordpress.com/2013/09/02/homemade-sausage-chaurice-aka-green-onion-sausage/).  If you live in Louisiana, you should be able to find an in-house store … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin

This is one of my most favorite dishes to serve at Thanksgiving.  Right now, my husband’s family is probably saying, “Really?  We’ve never had it!”  Well, it’s a bit of work.  Well worth it, though.  The first time I made … Continue reading

Cream of Potato and Cauliflower Soup (almost dairy free)

Cream of Potato and Cauliflower Soup

They say, that any completed dish is only as good as the ingredients you start with.  One of the basic kitchen staples where this really becomes obvious to me is in using homemade stock or commercial stock.  The homemade stock … Continue reading