April 2020 - Premio Foods


Cleaning Products

Spring Cleaning for Your Kitchen

Spring is here! That means the curtains are wide, windows are open and the spirit of spring cleaning in the air. With the warm weather afoot, here are some tips to cleaning your kitchen this spring.

1. Clean Out Your Fridge and Freezer

It's time to dive in your refrigerator and deep freezer for all the food that got shoved to the back. Starting with your freezer, throw away anything that's freezer burned, going bad or out of date. If you package your own food, make sure to check the labels for the dates you froze them and use common sense when deciding what to keep. If you don't label foods, now is a good time to remind yourself for later. Then, give your freezer a cleaning with a safe cleaning solution, paying attention to removable parts and their grooves. Take a simi... Read more
Cooked Sausage Varieties

How to Remove Sausage Casings

What gives your favorite Premio mouthwatering sausage links their familiar, distinctive shape? You can thank the humble, yet essential, sausage casing. Each casing keeps a pre-measured amount of perfectly seasoned meat from losing its tube-like form, allowing you to whip up your favorite sausage recipes like a pro. However, you may sometimes want to remove the sausage casing and use the ground meat for a dish. In that case, taking sausage meat out of the casing is relatively simple.


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Sausage on Cutting Board

How to Motivate Yourself to Cook

Preparing your meals at home is healthier and more cost-effective than going out to a restaurant. How do you enjoy cooking when it's not part of your daily routine? Use these tips to discover how to get inspired to cook.

5 Tips for How to Get an Interest in Cooking

Beginning a cooking routine may be challenging at first, but you'll have fun as you learn and grow in your expertise. If you need cooking motivation, here are five tips to inspire your desire to cook.

1. Try Something New

If preparing food is a new experience for you, there are no limits to what you can learn to cook. Experimenting in the kitchen is entertaining, even though it takes time and effort. To start your cooking routine, try making a dish you like. Instead of ordering your next meal from a l... Read more
Cooking Spices

How to Use Spices While Cooking

Spices are used to enhance the taste of food, boost its color and add delectable flavor. Cooking with spices requires a delicate balance. Too much of certain spices can overpower a dish, and too little can leave it tasting bland. Figuring out the perfect spice lineup to bring out a dish's aroma and flavors is possible when you understand how spices work.

10 Tips for Cooking With Spices

Whether you're just beginning to cook for yourself or are a lifelong cooking enthusiast, there are some things everyone should know when it comes to using spices and herbs:

  1. Store them properly: Spices should be stored inside air-tight containers in a cool, dark pl... Read more
woman eating comfort food

Top Comfort Foods

Whether you had a long day or you're missing home, comfort food is a necessity. Good comfort food is like a hug in a bowl, a blanket on a plate. It makes you feel cozy and, typically, very full. But that's what we love about comfort food, and if it's been a while since you've had a meal that makes you feel that way, you need some inspiration. We've gathered some of our top comfort foods that are perfect for rainy days or chasing away the blues, so check them out below, get cooking and get comfy.

What Is Comfort Food?

From cheat days to throwback meals, comfort food takes many forms. In essence, comfort food is a meal that's both filling and makes you feel good. Maybe it's an old family recipe that helps connect you to your cultural heritage. Often, it's a meal packed with car... Read more
Ramen with Sausage

5 Quick and Easy Pantry Meals

Pantry meals are simple yet delicious ways to use up whatever you have on hand. You'll be surprised by what you can prepare with some inspiration and a few tips on how to create simple pantry meals for you and your family. In this guide, we've got five quick and easy pantry meals that'll be shockingly delicious for how simple they are — so check them out below and get cooking!

Easy Pantry Recipes From Premio

If you've got a package of Premio sausage and a handful of ingredients, you can create a pantry dinner that you and your family will love. No matter what you make or how you make it, be sure to cook pork sausage to 160° Fahrenheit and chicken sausage to 165° Fahrenheit, checking with a meat thermometer for the best results. Get some Premio products, then check out thes... Read more
sausage and veggies on the grill

Spring Ahead With Healthier Choices

Goodbye, dreary winter, and hello spring! Time to get back into the warm-weather attitude with healthy eating choices. Before winter, we follow our body's instinct that tells us to eat heartier food for the upcoming cold. Now that it's spring, it's time to opt for nutritious choices and get ready for summer.

Substitute Soups With Creative Salads

Need a new meal to pack for lunch? Substitute that high-sodium soup with something th at will add nutritional value and help melt away the winter weight. Let the sun warm you up, not your lunch. Salads can always be jazzed up. Feel free to use some greens as the base of your salad creation. Add grape tomatoes, red onions and bell peppers for some color and to c... Read more
Sausage in skillet with a side of dipping sauce

How to Improve Your Cooking Skills

While you may know your way around the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to boost your skills. Here are 10 tips for how to be a better cook, along with some easy recipes to get you started.

10 Tips for How to Be a Good Cook

Did you ever wonder why your cooking isn't as delicious as the food in a restaurant? Whether you are a professional chef or you're a beginner in the kitchen, you can benefit from these tips for how to improve your cooking skills.

1. Use Plenty of Salt

Salt naturally brings out the flavor in a dish. Novice chefs either use this preservative sparingly or throw on too much at the end. You should use a healthy amount from start to finish, adding a little bit at each step of the recipe. Professionals use sea salt because they believe it has a better ... Read more
sausage on the grill

Tips for Going Low Carb

Spring has sprung! It's time to kick yourself off that winter diet and prepare for the beach or poolside. Eating right and exercising will have you feeling fit in no time, and if you really want to work off the winter body, you may consider a low-carb diet.

Why Go Low Carb?

Carbohydrates is a category of the main food groups, and one of three needed so your body functions properly. Carbs provide your body with energy for immediate use or are stored until later. If your body doesn't need the carbs right away, they are stored in your muscles and eventually converted to fat.

The idea is that by not eating carbs, you're not giving them the opportunity to turn into fat. Studies have shown that 


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