Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini Pineapple Eggplant Pepper Sausage

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Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini, Pineapple, Eggplant, Pepper, and Sausage

Tie into this vivacious tangy stir-fry that is complete with warm fall colors and gently piquant flavors. Its gentle yet strong taste is perfect for reviving you after a dynamic day at the office!

Onion and sausage form a savory foundation on which we layer the pineapple and ginger sauce while the squash and peppers play moderators.

Best of all, this stir-fry is very simple to make, and it’s paleo and frugal, so the proverbial triple play.

Here’s how to make it. Continue reading “Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini Pineapple Eggplant Pepper Sausage”

Schnell Imbiss Lunch: Sausage and Pommes Frites

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Schnell Imbiss Lunch! Sausage, Red Bell Pepper, Onions, Zucchini, and Pommes Frites. Enlarge

One of the best things about working from home is eating at home!

This blue plate special costs about a buck and takes 15 minutes to make. Add 30 cents and 7 minutes if you front it with a salad. I had one with 1/2 sliced carrot, 1/2 daikon radish, and green cabbage sprightly dressed in dill/caraway honey mustard vinaigrette.

When I lived in West Berlin—yes, a while ago ;^)—one of those small pleasures was eating at Schnell Imbisses at which food was fast, inexpensive, and quite wholesome when compared to big fast food. Many were family businesses, and most fare was some kind of processed meat with fried vegetables or potatoes. Continue reading “Schnell Imbiss Lunch: Sausage and Pommes Frites”

Free-Range Beef and Sausage Platter with Broiled Eggplant and Zucchini

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Free-Range Beef and Sausage Platter with Broiled Eggplant and Zucchini. Enlarge

When you’re facing the forever-seeming dank days of winter, replete with on again, off again snow and rain that are ever-chaperoned by gray clouds, this meatball and sausage platter is just the tonic; its deep luscious sauce invites pairing with a robust red, bistro music and low lights.

Sautéed beef meatballs and pork sausage are the foundation of this deep red sauce replete with Mediterranean and Asian spices: fenugreek, cumin, basil, turmeric, garlic, and tomato. The broiled vegetables add a delightful crunchy-chewy texture as well as their distinctive flavors. Enjoy! Continue reading “Free-Range Beef and Sausage Platter with Broiled Eggplant and Zucchini”