You learn to cook so that you don’t have to be a slave to recipes. You get what’s in season and you know what to do with it.
I got a recipe from a friend earlier this week that called for sausage and kale, among other ingredients. The only two items I had on hand were the Italian sausage and kale, but those two items sounded like the answer to my What’s For Dinner Tonight prayers.
I decided to improvise and soon heard myself shouting “Hallelujah!” as a delicious sausage and vegetable medley of kale, tomato, carrot and pepper was born unto thee: