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Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

Polish Sausage and Cabbage Packets

This recipe is part of Linda Larsen's Presentation Packets article.

1 pound smoked, fully cooked Polish sausage, cut into 1" pieces
8 small red potatoes, cut into 4 wedges each
1 small head cabbage, cut into 8 wedges
1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup coarse grainy mustard
1/2 teaspoon caraway seed

Heat coals on grill or prepare gas grill. Divide all ingredients among four 18x12 sheets of heavy duty aluminum foil as described above. Grill, uncovered, 4-6 inches from medium high coals 30-40 minutes or until cabbage and potatoes are tender.

Serves 4

Linda Larsen is a freelance Home Economist with a degree in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and a degree from St. Olaf College. She has been on the Pillsbury Bake-Off staff since 1987, and was in charge of Internet Recipe Search in 2000. Linda has developed recipes for Pillsbury and Malt-O-Meal, presented food to taste panels, held cooking seminars, and owned her own catering business "The Perfect Occasion". She loves to cook and entertain, write about food, talk about it, plan parties, read cookbooks and develop recipes. She has a cookbook collection of at least 1000 books and reads them as though they were novels.

Linda's first meal was a Mother's Day dinner from the Betty Crocker Children's cookbook, prepared when she was 11. Since then she has hosted wedding and baby showers, birthday parties, business dinners and cocktail parties, and wonderful simple meals for friends. Join her and learn simple and elegant ways to entertain your family and friends during the week.

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