The recipe chosen this week for CEiMB, using Ellie Krieger's book, So Easy, was selected by Peggy at Pantry Revisited and is Panzanella with Chicken Sausage. It can be found on pages 146-147. The recipe can also be found here.
The chicken sausage part was great, Mark grilled them for us and they
tasted very nice and light, not greasy like a regular sausage tastes,
so I am all for that part. Chicken sausage is the way I am going
from now on for any sausage grilling as I am not a big fan of
sausages in general. The guys are Italian sausage guys, the spicier
the better, so we are a divided household in this regard.
the tomato, cucumber, onion, bread cubes salad...you all know what's
coming right? This is not a wet bread loving household. The guys
wouldn't even try it with bread cubes, so I made theirs without. I
tried, I faithfully cubed up some multigrain bread baguette and tossed
it into the bowl gently to mix it with the dressing (very
gently so hopefully it wouldn't get too soggy), and I tried one piece
of the wet bread cube...and then picked all the rest out and tossed them
aside. Confirmed: we are not a wet bread loving household. The rest
of the salad and the dressing was great, though.
So, Peggy, the dinner
was a success with a minor adjustment. Thanks for the pick...and my
discovery of chicken sausages! (And, in case you were all wondering about
the third item on the plate, the guys wanted "something else" with this
dinner "like potatoes or pasta or something," so I made Giada's Gnocchi
and tossed on some Parm Reg cheese as everything is better with cheese!)