I have always wanted to teach myself how to make sausages at home, but have never achieved that goal. For now, the excellent sausages made fresh at Whole Foods Market suffice nicely for this menu.

Hot Italian sausages pan-grilled and served with caramelized onion-red wine vinegar sauce
Chunky potatoes enriched with sour cream; rapini greens
Bread Chez Edouard

House-made vanilla ice cream drizzled with citrus syrup and topped with cookie crumbs