Kabocha Squash with Sausage and Apples

Now that it’s fall, lots of squash is popping up in our farmers’ market. We picked up two Kabocha squash, which are actually available year round. Kabocha is a Japanese variety of winter squash, but it has become to mean any squash in the buttercup family. You can use Kabocha squash in any recipe that […]
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Ramp and Sausage Risotto

Ramps are only in season March through June, so when we saw some at our local farmers’ market we picked up a bunch. Ramps look like green onions, but are actually wild leeks and pack a lot of garlicky flavor. Coincidentally, bon appetit (April 2009) has a whole article on ramps and several recipes. Originally, […]
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Lazy Northern Sausage & Grits

What I am about to present here will likely shock and shame any true Southerner. Whatever! I am a Masshole and freely butcher Southern classics as I please. My version of sausage and grits is quick and tasty and only requires one pan.