Sausage Pastiera Gone Wrong (Florida, 1991, adapted)

Sausage Pastiera is a quick-and-dirty pasta casserole that’s kid friendly and suitable for a weeknight pantry meal.   The original recipe comes from the 1991 cookbook Preserving Our Italian Heritage, a community cookbook compiled by the Sons of Italy Florida Foundation.  The first recipe I tried from this cookbook was a swing and a miss, which……

Cheddar Cheese Cabbage with Sausage

Cheddar Cheese Cabbage with Sausage is an, um, experimental weeknight meal loosely inspired by a Cabbage-Cheese Chowder, a mid-70s recipe from a previous post.   The original Cabbage-Cheese Chowder recipe is a budget supper made from condensed cheddar cheese soup, cabbage, and diced baloney.  I made it on a lark, wondering why anyone would think……