Skillet Penne With Sausage, Olives And Capers. Glasgow’s Very Fun Café Disco.

How about some music humor?

Sorry, gone Chopin. Don’t worry though, I have the Liszt and I’ll be Bach in a minuet or so!

I bought a metronome for 20 bucks. You can’t beat that price.

Q: What do you get when you throw a piano down a mine shaft? A: An A-flat miner.

Oh, that cartoon kills me.

Moving right along.

How about something really good to make for dinner?

I love pasta recipes with sausage and olives and capers and basil and cheese.

You guessed right. I loved this dish. Yum with a capital Y. It’s easy and fast, too. Mangia.

Skillet Penne With Sausage, Olives And Capers


1 Tbs vegetable oil
1 pound hot or sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
12 ounces penne
2 cups water
1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
1/4 cup capers
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
6 oz Italian cheese blend, shredded


1. Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 450℉.

2. Cook sausage in oil in a 12 inch nonstick ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, breaking into pieces, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

3. Stir in tomatoes, penne and water. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until pasta begins to soften, about 7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, covered, until pasta is al dente, about 7 minutes.

4. Stir in olives, capers and basil. Sprinkle with cheese and bake until cheese begins to brown, 4 to 6 minutes.

Serves 4 to 6

Recipe from Cook’s Country Magazine

My band of the moment, and I have only heard three songs.

Café Disco.

What I want to do is jump into this video and dance along.

Here’s the song. Honestly, it is so good. That guitar. C’mon let’s dance some more.
Café Disco-Terra Nova

Café Disco, named after an episode of the television show ‘The Office’ (US version) are a new band out of Glasgow. Members are Fraser Welsh on Bass, Twins Paul Swinton and Rachael Swinton on guitars and Clare Gallacher on drums. The four are enrolled at the Academy of Music & Sound in Glasgow. If you are lucky enough to live in Scotland, Café Disco will be playing a free show at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow on January 15th.

Check out Café Disco on Facebook. I cannot find any info on where to purchase the ep that was released on November 5th. Here’s a picture of it. :) I sent a Tweet to the band to try and find out how to buy. I’ll let you know.


About I Sing In The Kitchen

Music obsessed cooking freak whipping up fab food one song at at time.
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2 Responses to Skillet Penne With Sausage, Olives And Capers. Glasgow’s Very Fun Café Disco.

  1. Rick Beyer says:

    HA! You’re under a rest. That’s great!!

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