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How Can You Tell If Your Sausage Is Cooked Correctly?

It's a weekend morning, and you're standing at the stove, cooking up delicious breakfast sausage. You notice the meat is brown, and it smells great, but is it done?  It can be difficult to know for sure when your sausage is done, but you want to make sure it is before you serve it to your family. Here are some tricks and tips you can use to tell if your sausage is cooked completely. 

Can Color Tell You If Sausage Is Cooked?

While color can help you decide if your sausage is done, it's not a reliable indicator on its own. There is a large percentage of fat in sausage. The fat cooks faster than the actual meat conten... Read more
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Sausage Leftovers? Try These Recipes and Tips

Sometimes, a recipe calls for fewer sausage links or ground meat than came in the package. What can you do with the leftover sausages, aside from freezing them in a safe, airtight storage bag or container? You have plenty of nifty, thrifty options when it comes to figuring out what to do with extra uncooked or cooked sausages. In fact, you might be surprised at how versatile sausages can be as unexpected add-ins.

Fast, Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Sausage

No matter what kind of sausage you have on hand — including varieties like andouille, chorizo, or bratwurst — know that you have options. Here are some of our favorite recipes and tips for making the most of your leftover sausage:
  • Cook the sausage meat leftovers immediately. If you have more sausage ... Read more
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Cider and Sausage: A Delicious Pairing 

While apple cider is a popular drink during the crisp fall months, you don't have to relegate your enjoyment of this tasty beverage to a sole season. Cider can flavor various recipes year-round. The fruity, slightly sharp taste of apple cider pairs perfectly with the rich heartiness of sausage for a truly mouthwatering combination. We've put together a few ideas to help you pair these two appetizing ingredients.

4 Ways to Use Apple Cider With Sausage

Gather your sausage and cider ingredients and experiment with these four different recipe ideas:

1. Sausage Stew

For a hearty and flavorful meal, try a sausage stew using fresh kielbasa or Polish sausage links, Italian sausage and apple cider. Add plenty of onions, garlic, diced tomatoes and green peppers into your ... Read more