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Add Pizzazz to Your Pizza Night

Just about everyone agrees that pizza is utterly, completely and eternally delicious. Case closed. Yet sometimes we all want something a little more exciting than pepperoni, cheese and sauce. The next time you're craving a slice of hot, gooey pie that tastes extraordinary, check out these four sausage pizza recipes. Each one adds a special element of taste to please your palate and drive your senses wild.  Just one note of caution: You might not be satisfied with your usual serving size. Consequently, it's a good idea to make a couple of these gems so everyone leaves the table ultra-satisfied.

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Fresh Summer Recipes You’ll Love

It can be easy to get stuck in a meal rut. Every week, you rely on your same pattern, and after a while, you might feel like you're just recycling the same choices. This summer, challenge yourself to make at least one new-to-you recipe each week. You and your family will love having something different on the table, and you'll be able to boost your culinary skills. Bonus points if you can get everyone in your household to contribute with the preparation or even cooking! Feel free to browse our assortment of  Read more
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5 Tips to Avoid Wasting Food

If you've ever found a container of leftovers pushed to the back of the fridge to be forgotten or thrown out a bag of wilted or rotten produce, you know how common food waste is. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates between 30 to 40% of our food supply becomes food waste. While much of that waste comes from stages throughout the farm to retail process, households also contribute, but you can reduce your food waste. Limiting food waste is better for your budget, and it can also be better for the environment. Learning some tips to avoid wasting food will help you stretch your food budget and avoid filling landfills with food waste, and it's easier than you might think. No matter the size of a househol... Read more

The Best Summer Produce to Add to Any Meal

What's better than serving up your family some local, fresh produce during the summer months? Whether your favorite fruits and veggies come straight from your home garden, or you buy them at a neighborhood market, you'll have plenty of flavorful choices. Check out some of the best food the Earth offers during June, July and August. Then, look through our healthy sausage recipes for dinner like Sausage and Peppers With Zucchini Noodles and Grilled Sausage With Broccolini and Kale  Read more
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The Ultimate Grilling Bucket List

As the weather heats up, so does the grill. Summer is the perfect time to cook on the grill, and the options are endless, so we've put together the ultimate guide for summer grill recipes. Follow this advice, and you'll have everything you need to become the reigning grill master this summer. We started with seven broad categories of fun things to grill, then filled them in with a variety of tasty takes on the dish depending on what sort of flavor you're craving — or what the picky eaters of your house will tolerate! With plenty of room for customization within each category, this list of best things to cook on the grill has something everyone will enjoy. So invite the family over for a cookout and start working through it.

1. Pizza

Pizza is an easy, quick, crowd-pleasi... Read more

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Hoagie

After originating in Philadephia, the hoagie sandwich became an instant classic. These sandwiches, which can also be referred to as subs, torpedos, Italians, grinders, and a variety of other names, don't really have a clear history. There are at least four theories, though, with the most popular one claiming that they came about during the World War I era when Italians worked in the Hog Island shipyard. This theory explains that they were the ones who introduced the "Hog Island sandwich," which later came to be known as a "hoagie."

How to Create a Hoagie

If you're missing the hoagies from your favorite hoagie shop, we've put together five tips on how you can create the perfect hot or cold hoagie at home!
  1. Bread: Since bread is your base layer, you... Read more
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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.

What Is a Sausage Casing?

Sausage casings are basically thin wrappers. At Premio, the majority of our casings feature all-natural, edible ingre... Read more
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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
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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
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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