50 Ways with Sausages

Summer time definitely means BBQ food, cottaging, lots of potlucks, picnics, and lakeside or poolside fun! All that sunshine paired with laughs and giggles of our little ones – its no question that this is my favorite time of year. Isn’t it funny how food even seems to taste better during the Summer or up at the cottage? Left overs seem to still have their kick of flavor, or classics like burgers and hotdogs…never seem to get dull. Its amazing! For our family of 6, we like to do a lot on the grill. Its easy, fun, and always tastes good. Being German descent means that we have a lot of sausages and bratwurst meals – but that doesn't always mean that we have to enjoy them as-is!

These recipes will give you 50 different ways you can enjoy sausages for your next meal! Everything from pastas to breads and rolls, even oven bakes! Its fantastic! As a busy Mom, I love finding new ways to use leftovers and like I said, this is absolutely perfect!!

We’ve been spending a lot of time up at our cottage which means that we always need to be mindful about our meals – planning always goes a long way and I must say, the kiddies didn’t even notice when I happened to use sausages for the entire week as their main protein. Their favorite was the sausage falafel as well as some of the soups. Pastas were also yummy but I have to say, at the cottage, its not the first on the list of things they want to eat.Some of the recipes will definitely be used as soon as school starts – recipes like the pizza pockets, sausage rolls, and other baked goods. They are easy to prepare in advance and store neatly in a freezer bag, ready to pop out and toast up when the kids are home from school. Perfect!!

Go on and check these recipes out! I know you’ll love them and so will your family!Happy grilling and enjoy the rest of your Summer!

Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first origins dating back to 1154 in Sicily. It is also commonly used to refer to a wide variety of pasta dishes. Most dried pasta varieties are commercially produced via an extrusion process. Fresh pasta was traditionally produced by hand, sometimes with the aid of simple machines, but today many varieties of fresh pasta are also commercially produced by large scale machines, and the pasta varieties are available in supermarkets. There are approximately 310 specific forms of pasta, known by over 1300 documented names, available in both dried and fresh pasta in a number of shapes and varieties. In Italy the names of the specific pasta shapes or types can often vary with each locale. Pasta used to be eaten plain, so the idea of using tomato sauce to give it flavor was revolutionary. It was known to be eaten with the hands as only the wealthy could afford eating utensils. Pasta and sausage go together perfectly.

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