Written by Premio Foods on December 10, 2019You can make this holiday season merry and bright again by treating gifting as a creative endeavor. Instead of automatically buying socks, sweaters and stocking stuffers, challenge yourself to come up with imaginative gifts. They can cost a little or a lot, but the key is that they will always be memorable and never tossed aside. Here are a few creative gift ideas to get you started.
1. Tackle a Partner’s Bucket List ItemMany people have a bucket list of to-do items. If you know your partner’s, explore ways to use the upcoming holidays to make a wish come true or give an inventive gift. For instance, has your partner wanted to visit Paris since reveling in three wonderful years of taking French in high school? Check out discount travel sites online, as well as Parisian Ai... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on December 6, 2019Since the holidays only come once a year, you'll want to make sure you've got the best Christmas recipes to make it a special day for you and your family. Whether it's sweet, savory, spicy or mild, Christmas food dishes are always a warm and inviting break from the winter cold. While the classic recipes will always be staples of the holidays, you shouldn't be afraid to mix things up. Experimenting with new dishes, recipes and ingredients encourages you to try new things and start new traditions. Whether you're giving a traditional dish a modern twist or introducing something new, food is a great way to spice up this year's Christmas celebrations. To help make your holidays go as smoothly as possible, here is a list of Christmas food ideas guaranteed to keep your family coming back... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on December 1, 2019Christmas is a time for family, friends and delicious food. Appetizers are the ideal party food because they are easy to prepare and fun to eat. Many party appetizers can even be made ahead of time for ultimate convenience. Whether you are searching for a classic family recipe or want to try your hand at some fun DIY Christmas appetizers, Premio Foods is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about our favorite Christmas appetizer recipes and visit our recipes page to find even more holiday hits.
Tips for Successful Holiday AppetizersIf done correctly, preparing the holiday appetizers can be just as much fun as your holiday party itself — especially if you involve your loved ones. Ask your children, spouse or friends to... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on November 26, 2019Every foodie knows you can't have Thanksgiving without the stuffing. A favorite of many, stuffing is the ideal culmination of all things Thanksgiving. With the perfect combination of crunch and moisture, heartiness and comfort, this Turkey Day staple isn't going anywhere. In this blog post, we're going to share some basics of achieving that perfect stuffing dish along with some pro tips on how to make the most out of your Premio Sweet Italian Sausage.
The Basics of Great Sausage StuffingMost stuffing recipes contain four fundamental components:
- Meat (in most cases, sausage)
Written by Premio Foods on November 19, 2019There's nothing quite like gathering the family for a delicious, cozy meal in the fall. And nothing says fall flavor like real Italian sausage and seasonal produce! Whether you're huddling up for the big game or celebrating for the holidays, you'll want recipes that wow. Here are four quick and easy sausage recipes you'll be thankful for as the holiday season approaches. Note: All sausage should be cooked at a minimum of 165 degrees Fahrenheit
1. Sausage StroganoffIngredients:
Written by Premio Foods on November 13, 2019Thanksgiving can be a stressful time for even the most seasoned and prepared home cooks. Depending on the size of your family and guest list, you could find yourself responsible for feeding a significant number of people. Other factors can also add to the stress of Thanksgiving Day cooking, like kitchen size, budget, resources, time and a lack of helping hands. When it comes down to deciding on the best Thanksgiving Day recipes for your family, there are a few things to consider. Are you serving the food in courses or buffet style? Do you need to make options for people with dietary restrictions? What's the main dish? Which dish takes the longest time to cook? Which takes the least amount of time? This process can quickly become overwhelming, especially if you're doing it for the ... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on November 11, 2019You don't need to be Italian to appreciate the versatile deliciousness of pasta. But indulging in your favorite pasta dishes a little too often can really pack on the pounds. While we would never — ever — recommend giving up this wonderful Italian staple completely, we want to introduce you to this delectable pasta alternative: veggie spaghetti! Made from several different types of vegetables, veggie spaghetti is a tasty and healthier alternative to regular pasta. Veggie spaghetti is easy to make at home if you have the right kitchen tools. But first, what can this spaghetti alternative be made from, and how is it made?
What Goes Into Veggie Spaghetti?Veggie spaghetti is usually made from one of the following types of vegetables:
- Zucchini Read more
Written by Premio Foods on November 5, 2019Few things evoke nostalgia and comfort like a holiday meal. Your table is set with dishes and overflowing with food — chatter and laughter echo from the living room. The scent of buttery potatoes, fresh bread and savory meat beckons your guests to the table where they eagerly wait for the signal to dig in. For many families, stuffing is a must-have companion for holiday meals. Its traditional preparation dates back to the lavish banquet food of first-century Rome. Today, stuffing takes many forms. Whether it's cooked in a turkey, served as a casserole or baked in a muffin tin, you can enjoy stuffing with the hearty flavors you crave. Customize your stuffing to your preferences this holiday seas... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on October 22, 2019It's the spookiest time of the year — and not just for kids! Here's a few ideas to help you throw a bloodcurdling grown-up Halloween party.
Creepy CocktailsGrown-up parties aren't complete without a cocktail or two! Cider-based cocktails are always a great, festive option. Rum-based punches are also party favorites, so try making a witch's brew! And what would a Halloween party be without a little blood? Bloody Marys will fit the bill! For a sweeter option, add some grenadine to the drink to get that blood-red look. Halloween-colored Jello shots are another fun boozy option. Make sure to adorn your cocktails with creepy decorative items, like glasses with a spooky pumpkin face or fake eyeballs.
Eerie EntertainmentEvery party needs a little entertainm... Read more
Written by Premio Foods on October 17, 2019Taco Tuesday is one of our favorite nights of the week. From hard shells to soft tortillas and spicy to mild meats, there are a million different ways to mix up this delicious dish. If you feel like your taco nights are growing a bit stale as you cycle through the same one or two recipes time and again, why not try mixing things up by swapping out your beef, chicken or pork for sausage as the key ingredient in your tacos? Perhaps the best part about using sausage in your tacos is the sheer variety it offers. After all, there isn’t just one kind of sausage. There’s Italian sausag... Read more