Pasta e fagioli


The weather has been getting colder and colder (no kidding, it’s almost winter!) – so for today’s post I’m sharing a Pasta e fagioli recipe that I’ve had for over thirty years…it’s a little different than the ‘usual’ Pasta e fagioli as I use Andouille sausage to add a bit of heat…instead of regular elbow noodles or ditalini pasta I substituted Ronzoni’s Gluten-Free Elbow Pasta. This soup is absolutely delicious and perfect for cold days…it would also be a great dinner for the evening before Thanksgiving – served with a crusty bread it feeds a small crowd. Happy Thanksgiving to all! Continue reading

Pork & Blackeyed Pea Chili

Pork & Blackeyed Pea Chili/Fabulous Fare Sisters

Pork & Blackeyed Pea Chili/Fabulous Fare Sisters

The cooling weather calls for warm chilis and soups…This week Heidi and I will be sharing a few of our favorite Fall recipes that keep us warm on these chilly days! On today’s menu is a chili made with pork and Italian sausage and blackeyed peas instead of kidney beans. By changing one or two items in a recipe you’re able to create something new and experiment with different flavor combinations. Keeping it simple…yet tasty! Continue reading

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

My sister in law Soraya once gave me a jar of homemade Tomato Marmalade – it was so very good! We used it as an appetizer with crackers and cream cheese…yummy! So I recently decided to try my hand at making it…but as I like things simple and quick, and I did not want to make a lot, I started with a can of Fire Roasted Tomatoes. The results were divine! We used half of this delicious jam with crackers and cream cheese and the other half I used for a recipe I’ll be sharing on Wednesday!    Continue reading