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3 Tricks to Use Your Stovetop Grill Pan

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Aug 18, 2017 10:31:00 AM

We’re big proponents of grilled sausage, as you know. But sometimes outdoor grilling just isn’t in the cards…maybe it’s raining cats and dogs or maybe you live in an apartment that doesn’t allow grills. Whatever the case, a stovetop grill pan can give you almost exactly the same results as an outdoor grill if you know how to use it correctly!

Here are some tips from your friends at Papa Cantella’s on how to get the best results from your stovetop grill pan.

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Topics: Grilling Season, Tips and Tricks

4 Sausage Grilling Hacks

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Aug 3, 2017 9:26:00 AM

If you ask us, grilled sausage is the Official Meat of Summer. Grilling sausage links – both precooked and fresh – is about as easy as grilling gets. Whether you’re using charcoal, gas, or electric, your sausage is bound to turn out just right.

Looking to perfect your sausage grilling game? Papa Cantella’s has been making delicious, premium sausages for over 35 years, so we know a thing or two about how to grill them well. Here are our four best sausage grilling hacks.

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Topics: Grilling Season, Tips and Tricks

4 Unexpected Ways to Cook Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jul 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM

Everyone’s had a brat off the grill or a delicious plate of sausage and spaghetti. But sausage is so versatile, there are literally hundreds of ways to cook it that you probably haven’t considered! Here are four of the most unexpected ways we’ve enjoyed delicious Papa Cantella’s sausage.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

"Is My Fresh Sausage Cooked All the Way Through?"

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jul 11, 2017 10:08:00 AM

A question we get a lot is, “How can I tell when my fresh sausage is cooked all the way through?” Sausage is a little trickier to detect “doneness” than some other meats; you can’t always use color or touch to tell whether a sausage has been cooked enough to eat safely. Colors imparted by spices and herbs can hide the color of the meat itself, and the level to which the sausage is “stuffed” can make a finger-touch test impossible to stand by.

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Topics: Grilling Season, Tips and Tricks

5 Foods You Didn't Know You Could Grill

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jun 27, 2017 9:22:00 AM

You already know your grill is a perfect match for succulent Beer Bratwurst and the tastiest Italian Sausage kebab. But did you realize there are plenty of foods you never even considered grilling that taste great off the grates?

Here are five of our favorite foods to throw on the grill alongside some Smoked Chicken Andouille or Beef Hot Links!

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Topics: Grilling Season, Tips and Tricks

How to Get the Most Out of Your Charcoal Grill

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Jun 21, 2017 9:09:00 AM

It’s grilling season!

Grilling is one of our absolute favorite ways to cook Papa Cantella’s premium sausage links. It imparts a smoky depth-of-flavor you can’t get through any other method, plus it takes the cooking process outside into the great outdoors.

We prefer charcoal; it’s inexpensive, easy-to-find, and quick to heat. Here’s how to get the most out of your charcoal grill when you’re cooking up some delicious sausage.

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Topics: Grilling Season, Tips and Tricks