Kapakahi Jamabalaya (It’s all mixed up)

The last time we were in Sam’s Club they had a 12 pack of organic andouille sausage for only $6.  I got really excited since I’ve recently discovered that organic pork doesn’t make me sick, and it was so cheap and could feed us for several meals.  I put most of them in the freezer but saved some out to play with.  I began surveying our fridge and pantry and decided to make jambalaya.  In case you didn’t know, Jambalaya is a Creole dish from Louisiana.  I believe it’s influenced by both Spanish and French cuisines.  It started as an attempt to make Paella with what ingredients were available.  I call mine Kapakahi Jambalaya because it’s created with what ingredients I had on hand and in no way authentic.  Kapakahi means “mixed up” in Hawaiian.

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