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How to Cook Italian Sausage on the Grill

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jul 12, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

REDEFINING SAUSAGE AS THE APEX IN GRILLING

Let’s face it. Sausages are amazing. Versatile. Flavorful throughout. And don’t require much work. Grilling sausages is literally as easy as picking up a pack and slapping them down (carefully, of course) on your backyard grill. Or rather, it can be that easy, once you know the best-kept secret of grilling sausages. Sausages eliminate the need for precision butchering, excessive cleaning, tenderizing, and tenacious seasoning, making them a perfect staple on any dinner table.

 

(Or breakfast nook.)

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Topics: Italian Sausage, Grilled Sausage, Grilling Season

Candidate for Customization: Italian Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Mar 6, 2018 9:03:00 AM

 

Italian sausage is a Rockstar ingredient.

It’s flavorful. It’s moist. It’s savory and it’s filling and it’s complementary. It’s no wonder, then, that Italian Sausage features so prominently in our most-loved recipes here at Papa Cantella’s.

What many people don’t know is that Italian Sausage is a prime candidate for customization. Papa Cantella’s works with restaurants, chefs, and suppliers all over the country to create truly customized sausage blends to meet specific needs. Italian Sausage is one of the meats we’re most frequently asked to personalize.

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Topics: Italian Sausage, Custom Sausage

Papa Cantella's Favorite Weeknight Sausage Recipes

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jan 1, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

Seems just about every week we find ourselves combing the pantry or freezer for something to eat…it’s dinnertime and our families are hungry. No one has hours to stand over the stove on a weeknight. What’s our go-to?

It’s sausage, of course, but not just any sausage. Check out a few of Papa Cantella’s favorite weeknight sausage recipes for inspiration during your hectic week.

 

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Topics: Italian Sausage, Recipe Ideas

3 Ways Not to Grill a Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Sep 4, 2017 9:33:00 AM

Grilling a sausage should be simple, right?

Open the package, crank up the heat, then pop that delicious meat on the grill until it’s juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside. Unfortunately, grilling sausage properly takes a bit of nuance. The internet is chock-full of “recipes” and “techniques” for grilling everything from brats to bangers, but some of these tricks can leave you with less than you desire.

Trust us. We’re the sausage experts – we’ve tried it all! – and there are few ways you definitely do NOT want to go about grilling your sausage...

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Topics: Grilling Season, Italian Sausage

3 Favorite Sides to Pair with Italian Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jul 19, 2017 9:17:00 AM

Italian Sausage is a classic for a reason. It’s so incredibly versatile! Here at Papa Cantella’s, we use Italian Sausage more often than probably any other blend, partly because of our Italian roots and mostly because it’s so delicious!

Our Premium Italian Sausage comes in several varieties.  Our Mild Italian – the recipe upon which we were founded - is seasoned with our own handmade-blend of natural spices. We also offer Sweet Italian, a blend for those looking for just a touch of sweetness.  And for those who look for some kick – our Hot Italian includes all the same Italian seasonings with the added punch of crushed red pepper plus a hint of garlic. So, what are we serving with our Italian Sausage this summer? Here are three of our favorite sides for our most-requested sausage blend.

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Topics: Sides, Italian Sausage