Shiner Smokehouse Spicy Jalapeno and Cheddar Smoked Sausage

The good folks at Shiner sent me a nice variety pack of their products and while I planned to start some reviews later this month, I tend to get ahead of myself whenever jalapeno and cheddar “meat”. So I jumped right in sampled their Spicy Jalapeno and Cheddar smoked sausage.   The official name of ... ...

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Hillshire Farms American Craft Jalapeno and Cheddar Smoked Sausage

That’s a big ol’ long name for a sausage! We have reviewed some of Hillshire’s past attempts at making a sausage that would compete with some of the better regional brands. Unfortunately as you can see here and here, their Gourmet collection fell short of being a good product so how did their new series ... ...

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Teet’s Smoked Jalapeno Cheese Pork Sausage

The good folks at Teet’s Food Store sent me a fine selection of their products including some smoked sausages and boudin. Pictured is their Pork Jalapeno Cheese Sausage. Louisiana is a great smoked sausage state because there are so many local meat shops and independent groceries that make their own smoked products and there is ... ...

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Pig of the Month Sausage

I requested (and received!) a sampling of the sausage products from Pig of the Month Club. Monthly club programs have been around for some time now and they are hit or miss so frankly, I wasn’t expecting much in the way of quality and flavor from this product. I was wrong on both counts. Both ... ...

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Tommyknocker Beer Brats

It can be interesting when companies combine their products/efforts. Sometimes it works…sometimes it doesn’t. For example, Budweiser and Nascar. Now I recognize that many Nascar fans enjoy a Bud from time to time but the whole drinking and driving thing just doesn’t mix well. Or Dodge and the Lingeria Football League. A fine idea for ... ...

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