If you love Eastern European smoked sausage as much as I do, you’ll find this recipe balances rich smoky meat wonderfully with sauerkraut and spices – made ahead. the melding of the different seasonings is especially delicious.
This is one of our favorite Korean dishes, with a lovely sweet, complex spicy sauce that highlights the best of Korean flavors – garlic, chilies, ginger, soy, green onion, sesame oil and more.
This year I planned our Christmas dinner around Ecuadorian food from a cookbook I received the Christmas before. Our soup course was Quinoa Soup with Pork, which bubbled away happily in the background as we put together the other courses. And it made plenty for leftovers another day, always a good thing in this house.