How to Make Brown Sausage Gravy

There’s nothing better than real Italian sausage added to your stuffing on Thanksgiving, giving it an extra layer of richness. But did you know you can incorporate sausage into other dishes on turkey day, as well? Brown sausage gravy is a popular addition to any Thanksgiving meal. It stands out amid the sea of equally delicious white sausage gravy recipes you often see online. This one works better for poultry, and you can put the leftovers in the fridge to pull out for a delicious lunch. Smother anything from mashed potatoes to fat pieces of toast, and you’ll swear you’ve died and gone to gravy heaven. So how exactly do you make brown sausage gravy? Luckily, we have some experience with easy sausage recipes, and we can walk you through it.

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Eating on a Budget

Are you looking for tips and tricks to save money on food? In these days of rising costs, everyone wants to know how to shave a few dollars from their weekly grocery bills and spend their money smarter. We all have to eat, so we have to buy food, of course. But you don’t have to pay high prices for it if you know where to find the discounts and how to spend your money more wisely. Here are five ways to save on groceries, including some cheap sausage recipes that will cost just pennies per serving for your busy family.

Start Buying in Bulk

You can save money when you stock up. Purchasing things in bulk usually nets you a much lower per-unit price. Say frozen broccoli is usually 99 cents a pound for a 2-pound bag, but you can find a 6-pound bag for 60 cents ... Read more

Going Gluten-Free: Tips & Tricks

More and more people are going gluten-free. Many choose this lifestyle to treat celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that can damage the small intestine when gluten is ingested. Others go gluten-free as part of a diet trend, believing wheat should be avoided for health reasons. No matter your reason for eschewing gluten, you need to know the ropes of your new lifestyle, and Premio Foods can help. All but two of our sausages are gluten-free, and we offer many gluten-free recipes with sausage for those who have decided to remove gluten from their lives. Here are two tips and some other guidelines to know before making the switch.

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Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner for your family this year? Whether you’re a holiday-hosting newbie or a seasoned pro, planning for a big holiday meal can be exciting but nerve-wracking. Pulling together any big meal can be a challenge, and there are a lot of expectations that come along with Thanksgiving dinner. Luckily, we have some tips that can help you pull off the big meal. Use these ideas to stay organized before and during the cooking process, and your family will have a truly memorable holiday.

Plan Your Menu Well in Advance

Start researching recipes for menu inspiration now. This serves two purposes. One, you can put together your shopping list early. Two, you can explore all of your options and still have time to make changes without being wo... Read more

5 Delicious Soups for Fall

Is there anything more delicious or comforting than a steaming bowl of soup on a crisp autumn day? Soup makes a perfect meal after hours of pumpkin picking with your friends, or as the main course to enjoy while you watch an afternoon football game with family. You can even serve soup as a fast, simple weeknight meal that will satisfy everyone in your home, no matter how young or old. Looking for sausage soup recipes to prepare for your family this fall? We have you covered. Here are five of our most popular soup recipes to sample.

Annie’s Easy-Peasy Kale and Sausage Soup

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5 Game-Day Appetizers

The football season is in full swing. Whether you love rooting on your favorite pro team or you live for Saturdays when your beloved college alma mater competes, you enjoy spending the weekends with family and friends cheering for your squad to pull out a win. Of course, having amazing appetizers to feed your hunger — and calm your nerves — doesn’t hurt. The key to a great tailgating recipe is simplicity and heartiness. You want something that won’t take hours in the kitchen, but can double as a meal, because many games take place around lunch or dinner time. We have compiled a list of our five favorite sausage tailgating recipes... Read more

Change Up Your Meals With Chorizo

You have undoubtedly eaten sausage before, but have you ever tried chorizo? This specialty sausage originated in Spain and later became a favorite food in Mexico. Known for its spiciness, it also comes in a mild, sweeter variety. What are the differences between Spanish and Mexican chorizo, and how can you use it in your recipes? Read on for a primer on one of our favorite types of sausage.

The History of Chorizo                                                

Chorizo has been around for hundreds of years. Its invention coincided with the arrival of the spice paprika to Spain. Paprika gave the sausage its red color, setting it apart from the traditional black sausages that had been consumed to that point. Chorizo became known for its smoky flavor, thanks ... Read more

Finding Your Favorite Sausage Flavor

Everyone’s palate is different. When it comes to sausage, some like it hot — and some do not. Some people crave sweet sausage, while others prefer more savory flavors. Others love a certain taste, but prefer to eat chicken sausage for health reasons. We’ve got great news — Premio Foods knows no two taste buds were created alike, so we have flavors to suit any culinary preference. Whether you have a sweet meat tooth, or you’ve never considered yourself a sausage person before, we know we can find just the right texture and flavor to appeal to you. Here’s a look at four of our most popular sausages and who they appeal to.

Hot Italian Sausage

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Don’t Put Your Grill Away: BBQ Recipes for All Year Long

Most people break out the grill around Memorial Day and tuck it away at the end of summer when the temperatures start to drop. Just think of all those grilled sausages and steaks you miss during the cooler months. You may not lounge around the pool while you BBQ in the winter, but you can definitely break out the grill to cook your favorite winter dishes. Check out our best tips and winter BBQ recipes to keep the flames going all year. Reasons to Grill in the Winter If you think of grilling as a summer-only cooking method, you may wonder why you should bother with winter grilling. Sure, cooking on your stove keeps you out of the chilly weather, but it also limits your options. You just can’t accurately replicate the delicious grilled flavor indoors. Here are so... Read more

Cooking for a Crowd: Best Recipes and Tips

You invited the gang over, but now you’re wondering what to serve everyone. Cooking for large groups can seem overwhelming, but having some go-to easy recipes for large groups makes the job much easier. It means you don’t have to rely on pizza delivery to feed your group. Check out our best recipes for a crowd to help plan your party menu. How Much Food to Make for a Crowd One of the biggest questions you likely have as the host is how much food to make for your large group. No host wants to run out of food or leave guests wanting more, but you also don’t want a month’s worth of leftovers if you overcook. First, evaluate the event to get the information you need to estimate your food amounts. How many people are on the guest list? Are they all adults? Are any o... Read more