Conecuh Cajun Smoked Sausage

A small regional purveyor of smoked meats, Conecuh Sausage Co in Evergreen Alabama, became our next sausage review when I picked up a package of their Cajun Smoked Sausage. I’m a fan of regional sausage makers and usually find them to offer a solid product and Conecuh certainly rose to the challenge with their Cajun …

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Hillshire Farms Gourmet Creations – Beef and Jalapeno with Monterey Jack Cheese Sausage

Some of the large (national? multi-national?) sausage companies are spinning out some products that, by name at least, are premium products. I for one applaud any effort to make a better sausage but I suspect that many of them will be much like Budweisers attempt to produce a premium beer. Pretty much tastes the same, …

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Esposito’s Chicken Sausage with Broccoli Rabe & Mozzarella

Historically I’ll admit that eating chicken sausage has generally left me feeling luke warm about the experience. Chicken itself is such a bland meat and most all the chicken sausage I’ve tried in the past hasn’t overcome that blandness regardless of the spice profile or ingredients.   This is a thin, rope style sausage from …

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Welcome to – Much like beer, the national sausage market in the US had become boring as large conglomerates pushed out mostly bland and boring products with little taste and imagination. But also like beer, the sausage has become the darling of craft(y) chefs and small producers who are developing fabulous artisan products locally, regionally, and even some for the mass market. After all, what goes better with your favorite craft beer then a great well made craft sausage?