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3 Veggie-Packed Sides to Serve with Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Apr 17, 2018 9:04:00 AM



A man cannot live on sausage alone!
Well, we could, but our tastes are a little specific.

Sausage – whether spicy grilled links or crumbled in a creamy pasta – deserves a veggie-packed side dish to round it out. Vegetables are the perfect counterpoint to Papa Cantella’s fresh sausage: They’re flavorful, they’re moist, and they’re always in season in one form or another.

So, which veggies are we serving with our sausage these days? Here are three vegetable sides we can’t get enough of.

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Topics: Sides, Signature Dish

Classic Sausage Dishes Every Home Cook Needs to Know

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Mar 29, 2018 9:04:00 AM


Sausage is but a tool in every talented home cook’s arsenal.

In fact, sausage is a tool in any home cook’s arsenal! Its versatility makes it the perfect ingredient! Here at Papa Cantella’s, we love how bold sausage’s flavors are; to us, any dish to which sausage is added is immediately improved.

So, which classic sausage dishes should every home cook have in their back pocket? Here are just a few of our favorites.

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Topics: Signature Dish

Favorite Sausage Flavor Pairings Every Chef Should Know

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


Sausage is a rock star, yes, but it’s even better with great backup. Sausage itself is inherently built on a complex range of flavors…but which pairings are most complementary? Whether you’re a home chef or a Top Chef, here are the sausage flavor pairings you should always have in your repertoire.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Recipe Ideas, Signature Dish, Sausage Pairings

Does Your Restaurant Have a Signature Dish?

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jan 16, 2018 9:01:00 AM

It should!

According to a highly-scientific study we just made up, restaurants that have a signature dish are over 150 times more likely to receive repeat visitors than those that don’t.

A signature dish is like your restaurant’s calling card. If you don’t have one, you’re missing out on a fantastic branding opportunity. A lot of restaurants have signature dishes without making them “official.” Remember, a dish doesn’t have to have a clever name and a special call-out box on the menu to be memorable enough to put your establishment on the map. You may already have a signature dish and not even know it.

More likely, you’ve got a signature dish in-waiting…a dish so close to being great that a little consideration might just push it over the edge.

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Topics: Signature Dish