Sausage Mac Casserole

2 cups macaroni, cooked & drained

1 teaspoon chopped garlic

1 lb of sausage, uncased or chopped and browned, drain any grease

16 ounce jar of spaghetti sauce

1 small can of sliced mushrooms, drained

16 ounces of shredded mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup Romano cheese, grated

In a 5 quart saute pan, brown the sausage meat and garlic. If you use chicken sausage, add a 1/4 cup of oil. Once the sausage meat is cooked, add the spaghetti sauce, mushrooms and Mozzarella. It can either be layered, or just stirred together. Top with a layer of the Romano cheese and bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, until the cheese is slightly browned and the casserole is bubbling.

Saute pans are arriving in stores soon and will be available online late November.

  Casserole in Saute Pan
Taupe Saute Pan

Pineapple Upside-down Cup Cakes or Cakes

1 Duncan Hines pineapple supreme cake mix

Oil, and eggs called for on cake mix box

1 20 oz can of pineapple slices, save juice

1/2 cup of brown sugar

1/4 cup of melted butter

Jar of Marachino cherries

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix the cake as directed on box, substitute the water with the pineapple juice from the canned pineapple. 
Melt the butter. Place one teaspoon of melted butter in the bottom of each cup. 
Add one tablespoon of brown sugar on top of the melted butter. 
Place a single pineapple slice and cherry in the cup. 
Add the cake mix on top filling cup about 3/4 full. 
Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes for cup cakes, or about 30 minutes for a cake. 
Let cook for about 5 minutes before turning over on a plate. 

For my cup cakes, I used a Golden Rabbit's tasting dishes and for the cake, a deep plate. This recipe made three cup cakes and one larger cake which are pictured here..

  Pineapple Cake
Pineapple Cake

Goat Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

6 baking potatoes, peeled and sliced horizontally with a mandolin or food processer

1 yellow onion sliced into circles and separated

3 T flour

¼ cup butter

2 ½ cups cream

3 cloves garlic sliced into thin pieces

2 ounces crumbled goat cheese

Salt and pepper


Heat oven 350 degrees - In Dutch oven arrange potatoes and onions in 4 layers; sprinkling each of the first three layers with flour, goat cheese, salt, garlic, pepper and butter. Dot top layer with butter. Heat cream to scalding (do not boil) and pour over the potatoes. Cover and bake 30 minutes; uncover and bake 60 minutes more. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

Peel potatoes and make and bake casserole immediately or the potatoes will turn brown.

Dutch Oven in Red Swirl

Pot Roast / Beef Stew

Layer the following ingredients in a Golden Rabbit Lasagna Pan

2 lbs Beef Stew Meat (either whole for pot roast or cubed for beef stew)

2 lbs Stew Vegetables

1 tsp Salt

1 Tbl Sugar

2 Tbls (or a little more) Tapioca

2 (5.5 oz) cans V-8 Juice

Arrange meat first in the Lasagna Pan. Put vegetables on top of meat. Sprinkle the Dry ingredients on top. Pour V-8 juice over all the ingredients.
Cover and seal with foil (or cover with lid) and bake at 300 degrees for 4 hours.

  Pot Roast in Red Lasagna Pan
Pot Roast in Red Lasagna Pan