Sausage Recipes

We need to change the way we think of sausages. Yes, most are tubes of seasoned and flavored ground meats and veggies in a casing, but many are patties. And that means that hamburgers, hot dogs, and meatloaves are really sausages! So if you broaden the horizons, this section gives you a lot of freedom. Take these and have fun!

brats from the grill
Bratwurst are the signature food of Wisconsin and here's the recipe for creating perfect Touchdown Tailgate Brats simmered in beer and then grilled. The beauty of this recipe is that you can make the sauce at home, chill everything, and then finish the brats at the game during your next tailgating adventure. read more
italian sausages
Italian sausage has never tasted better than when it is freshly made by hand. This homemade Italian sausage recipe features coarsely ground pork sausage in natural pork casing, with a distinctive flavor from fennel seed and other herbs and spices. Try it on pizza, in sandwiches, in pasta sauce, and so much more. read more
Two recipes for smoked Louisiana andouille sausage
Andouille sausage is the soul of New Orleans Creole cooking. It is spicy, garlicky, and smoky. Here are two ways to make this delicacy. First is a recipe for classic Louisiana andouille sausage made by curing the pork. The second recipe is a shortcut using cured ham. read more
homemade merguez sausage
Take your grilled sausages to a whole new level with this tested recipe for homemade Moroccan Merguez lamb sausage. Merguez is a spicy sausage from North Africa whose popularity has spread all over Europe with African immigrants. You'll find it being grilled in Berlin on street corners and in Paris' finest restaurants. read more
skinless chicken breasts
Store bought chicken sausage has nothing on this flavorful homemade version featuring our signature Simon and Garfunkel rub. This makes a fine link, but it can also be crumbled and mixed in with a creamy pasta sauce, on a white pizza, made into balls for a chicken soup. read more
Polish Boy Sausage
This ultimate recipe for the Cleveland Polish Boy combines several key ingredients to create a surefire hit. found in many bars, barbecue joints, chicken shacks, and hot dog stands, this sausage on a bun is topped with fries, slathered with sweet red barbecue sauce, and crowned with coleslaw for a flavor explosion. read more
breakfast sausage
Why buy pre-made breakfast sausage when you can make your own more flavorful version at home? Breakfast sausage is an American invention, we think, and its distinctive character comes from a touch of maple syrup. Our homemade breakfast sausage recipe amp up any breakfast and is wonderful as either links or as patties. read more
brat bratwurst sandwich
This tasty recipe for making your own homemade German style bratwurst is sure to be a hit with guests at your next BBQ and grilling cookout. With a silky smooth texture and perfect snap from the casing, these classic bratwursts are perfect for the grill and put the mass produced store bought versions to shame. read more
Salmon Burger and Sausage
In this tested recipe you'll learn how to make your own flavor packed homemade salmon sausage. Perfectly seasoned, the salmon sausage can either be made into stuffed links, tubeless links, patties, or meatballs. at your next cookout, try serving it on a crusty bun with flavored mayo, lettuce, and tomato. read more
Sausage Face
Tips and technique for grilling and smoking juicy sausage. read more


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