Recipe of the Day

Seared Savoy Cabbage with Mixed Sausages

 

  • Kosher salt
  • 1 1 1/2-pound head savoy cabbage, cut into 8 wedges with some core attached
  • 1 cup 1″ crustless bread cubes
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder (such as Colman’s)
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds mixed sausages (such as sweet Italian, kielbasa, and smoked garlic)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Season heavily with salt. Cook cabbage wedges until crisp-tender but not falling apart, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Pulse bread cubes in a food processor until coarse crumbs form; transfer to a medium bowl. Add mustard powder and stir to coat.

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs; stir frequently until golden, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to cool.

Whisk 3 tablespoons oil, Dijon mustard, vinegar, and 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl. Season mustard vinaigrette with salt and pepper.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over high heat until smoking. Working in 2 batches and adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil between batches, sear cabbage wedges until dark and crispy edges form on both cut sides, 3-4 minutes per side.

Cook sausages in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and cooked through (time will vary depending on variety and whether fresh or fully cooked).

Transfer cabbage to a platter; arrange sausages around. Scatter breadcrumbs and tarragon over. Serve mustard vinaigrette on the side.

Video: Ciara, Missy Elliott, Keyshia Cole, SWV, More Perform At Black Girls Rock!

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The 2012 Black Girls Rock! celebration aired last night on BET and it was definitely worth the watch.

Janelle Monae, along with others, delivered a beautiful speech while Keyshia Cole, Ciara and Missy Elliott(together!), BrandyAlicia Keys, India Arie, SWV, Anthony Hamilton, Luke James, and so many more took to the stage to perform.

If you missed the show, catch it when it re-airs this Thursday, November 8 at 8PM ET.

Preview: T.I. Talks Prison, Come Back On VH1 Behind The Music

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T.I. has returned for an updated version of “Behind the Music.”

The rapper first appeared on the show 3 years ago, but this time around, wife Tiny provides insight into his multiple prison stints and the lessons he’s learned. T.I. also opened up about marrying Tiny, his acting career, family reality series, and making his comeback. Watch a 10 minute preview of the special episode below.

Catch the full episode tonight at 10PM ET on VH1.

Video: Nicki Minaj – My Truth (Episode 1)

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Last night, E! aired the premiere episode of Nicki Minaj‘s new reality series “Nicki Minaj: My Truth.”

Though the show will only run for a total of 3 episodes, Nicki is giving fans insight into her personal and professional life, including her fragrance release, behind the scenes of her “The Boys” video shoot (and the drama that came with that), and much more.

“My Truth” airs Sundays at 10:30PM ET on E!

New Video: Brandy – Wildest Dreams (Plus Her Performance On Black Girls Rock!)

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Brandy is still riding high off of the release of her new album Two Eleven, and in support of the record, she’s debuted the video for her current single “Wildest Dreams.”

Brandy also performed the song live on last night’s airing of “Black Girls Rock!” on BET. Watch Brandy get it in and shut the stage down below.

If you haven’t already, pick up your copy of Two Eleven today on iTunes.

New Video: Tyrese – Best Of Me (Starring Eva Marcille)

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“Best Of Me,” one of the standout tracks from Tyrese‘s Open Invitation album has gotten the video treatment. And in true Tyrese fashion, he’s chosen a stunning leading lady for his love interest. This time around, model/actress Eva Marcille plays his woman in the very sweet video. Watch it below.

Open Invitation is currently in stores but you can get the Reloaded version on iTunes now.

New Mixtape: Nelly – Scorpio Season

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Nelly is celebrating his born day with the release of his new mixtape Scorpio Season. The tape holds 14 new songs from Nelly (including 3 bonus tracks) and features from Murphy Lee, City Spud, and B.o.B. Check out the tracklisting and download link below.

Download: Nelly – Scorpio Season

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Nelly’s album M.O. will be in stores soon.

New Video: Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj – Girl On Fire

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Last week, Alicia Keys released the video for the original version of her single “Girl On Fire.” Today, she has debuted the visual for the Inferno mix with Nicki Minaj. Check it out below.

Alicia’s upcoming album Girl On Fire is set to be in stores on November 27.

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