Polish Sausage Dishes

In Poland, the local traditional sausage is called kielbasa and is gently smoked for just enough flavor. Polish sausage is a perfect anchor in many dishes, pairs well with sauerkraut, and also stars at breakfast time.

See Popular Polish Sausage Dishes Recipes

Kielbasa with Kraut

Better Homes and Gardens

Savor some flavors of Germany--sausage, apples, beer, bacon, and mustard--in this one-dish meal.

Total: 50 mins

Sausage and Kraut

Better Homes and Gardens

Choose brats, knockwurst, or Polish sausage to heat with a mixture of cabbage, carrots, and caraway seed.

Tangy Cherry Barbecue Sausage

Diabetic Living

Cherry preserves, tomato paste and chipotle chile pepper combine for an unexpected sauce that provides sweet heat.

How to Cook Italian Sausage

Italian sausage comes in countless varieties, including familiar types like pepperoni and salami; the kind of sausage most people refer to when they speak of how to cook Italian sausage is "sweet Italian," "spicy Italian" or "hot Italian" (the latter two are typically the same), and it's found in the pork section of the supermarket. Typically made with pork, peppers and Italian seasonings, Italian sausage is most commonly used in pasta dishes or as a topping for pizza, but it can be the centerpiece of many other dishes as well.

How to Make Gumbo

Southeastern Louisiana has as many different takes on how to make gumbo as it has gumbo pots. Any number of ingredients common to Cajun country -- shrimp, crab, oysters, chicken, pork, andouille sausage, peppers and okra -- find their way into this simmering stew seasoned to perfection and served over rice.

How to Make Ziti

Just about every Italian joint in the U.S. knows how to make ziti, but why not put it together at home next time you're craving a hearty, red-sauce meal? Ziti--also referred to as baked ziti, depending on the preparation--is as honored among Italian-Americans as spaghetti with meatballs.

How to Cook Wild Rice

When you thumb through cookbooks or surf the net looking for instructions on how to cook wild rice, you may be surprised to find out that wild rice isn't a rice at all, but instead a nutritious grain. In fact, it's the only cereal grain that's native to North America.

Light Low-Cal Summer Dinners

Isn't there supposed to be a gene that curbs your appetite in hot weather? Because I don't seem to have it. I get just as hungry in the heat as I do in winter.

Haute Dog! Restaurants Give Wieners the Wild Treatment

Think Joey Chestnut wimped out when he only managed to down 68 dogs at the annual Coney Island hot dog eating contest last week? You might just be a hot dog fanatic. But, really, what American isn't?

Best Italian Sausage Recipes -- Easy as Watching a Video

Everybody loves Italian sausage -- that's pretty much a fact -- and most of us think we know how to cook them just fine. But do we? Truth is, there's a lot more you can do with sausage (like making a fantastic Easy Sausage Pizza) and meatballs than most of us realize.

Easy Valentine's Day Brunch Recipes

A drawn-out, lazy weekend brunch is the perfect romantic luxury. Forget fussy steak dinners and awkward restaurant dates. Turn off the alarm clock and sleep in--there's nothing better than waking up to brunch.

Sausage-Rice Casserole: 30-Minute Meal

Fast is always good, and this Sausage-Rice Casserole clocks in at 25 minutes, making it

Jumpin' Jambalaya! 10 Mardi Gras Faves

Jambalaya, a hodgepodge of meat, seafood, and rice, is one of Louisiana's most iconic dishes. Though recipes vary widely, there are two versions basic versions: Creole jambalaya, which originated in New Orleans as a stand-in for Spanish paella, contains tomatoes, while Cajun jambalaya, which sprang up from settlers in the state's bayou country, does not. Don't fret if you don't know which one to choose--both versions are delicious.

9 Ways to Go Beyond Stuffed Peppers

Let seasonal veggies take center stage in these creative recipes that go beyond just stuffed peppers.

Beyond Spaghetti: Delight in the Wild & Wacky World of Pasta

If you're a pasta lover, eating only spaghetti is akin to a music lover listening to only one band. The wide variety of pasta shapes -- manicotti, rigatoni, angel hair and gnocchi, to name a few -- offers unlimited opportunities for creativity at dinnertime. These lesser-known "indie bands" of pasta are just a quick to prepare as more popular pastas, such as spaghetti and lasagna, and they're just as versatile, too.

Mexcian Chorizo -- Recipes All Day Long

Mexican chorizo is a meal staple south of the border, from breakfast through dinner. And there's a good reason why: This delicious, spicy sausage tastes just as good alongside eggs as it does in fajitas or in the popular Mexican dip known as queso fundido. While chorizo is popular in Spain, Portugal, and throughout South America, Mexican chorizo has certain distinct characteristics and a flavor that set it apart.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Sides -- to Make the Turkey Blush!

Thanksgiving is a time when vegetarians may get homesick for their old ways. When a holiday revolves around one meal, and that meal revolves around something you can't eat, you can be forgiven for becoming a little melancholy. And a drab little slice of Tofurky isn't the answer.

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