Sausage and Kale Stuffed Pasta

Chicken sausage, kale, and ricotta stuffed jumbo shells, baked in a sweet potato cream sauce. Italian chicken sausage mixed with wilted kale, ricotta, and pecorino stuffed in large pasta shells, tucked into a creamy sweet potato sauce and baked. The title of this recipe is stuffed pasta instead of stuffed shells because any filled pasta […]

Cider Brined Cornish Game Hens with Apple Sausage Stuffing

Bourbon and apple cider brined Cornish game hens with apple, sage, and sausage stuffing. The sweet-savory flavors of the bourbon and apple cider really come through in these brined hens. Add to that the sweet-salty sausage apple stuffing you have a tasty fall meal for two. The recipes below can be prepped and assembled a […]

Olive Stuffed Sausage Balls

Chorizo spiced sausage mixed with manchego cheese and wrapped around manchego stuffed Castelvetrano olives. These are a dressed-up version of classic sausage balls. With the briny olives, salty cheese, and spicy sausage, these balls are the perfect appetizer to serve with martinis or red wine. Making these olive stuffed sausage balls isn’t much different than […]

Roasted Chicken & Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

Herb and garlic roasted chicken with sausage apple cornbread stuffing. It’s getting to be that time of year. The holidays are just around the corner. So today, I’m sharing a tasty variation of the southern holiday staple, cornbread stuffing, served with an herb-roasted chicken. Cornbread stuffing, or dressing as it’s called where I am from, […]

Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Whipped Feta

Broccoli pesto pasta…sounds healthy! Well, not exactly. If you are looking for a hearty pasta dish that sneaks in some veggies, this may be for you. This pasta is made with Italian sausage, two kinds of cheese, and just a little bit of butter. Oh yeah, there’s broccoli pesto too. I like to pre-chop my […]