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These are great to dollop with your favorite cheese topping or for dipping. Some tasty seasoning ideas for these crisps are cayenne powder, garlic powder, lemon pepper, onion powder, or just about any seasoning mix such as Creole, Greek, or Italian.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Lay the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet, evenly sprinkle with seasoning and bake for about 8 minutes.
Remove from the oven and press the chips with cloth or paper towels to soak up any grease, return to oven and continue to bake until the slices are very crispy, about 2 to 6 minutes, cool and place in an airtight container for up to two days.
By Deeli from Richland, WA
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Does anyone have any recipes to use a big Hickory Farms summer sausage? Thanks.
By ralphed from Middletown, NY
By Daisy Jane04/05/2009
You could make Sausage Stew in the crockpot. My family loves this, and the sausage seasons the stew so well that you don't need to add other seasoning to it. You can if you want, but we don't.
1-2 lb smoked sausage, cut into chunks
4-6 med. potatoes, cut into chunks
1 small bag baby carrots
1 med. onion, cut into chunks
1-2 stalks celery, optional
flour to thicken
Put chunked sausage, potatoes, baby carrots, onion, and celery (if desired) into crock pot. Add water until 3 inches from top of crockpot. Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours (until potatoes are done), or on HIGH 5 hours. When done, use flour to thicken to your liking.
We got a 26 ounce beef summer sausage for Christmas and I wasn't sure if there is a way to eat this besides snack food? I know it is good to eat with cheese and crackers or kind of like beef jerky, but do people sometimes slice it up and put it in entrees?
It's more than we can eat, I may just take it to my office with some cheese and crackers for folks to enjoy, but I wanted to ask first. It's supposed to be good for a week. I don't think we could eat this in just a week if we were only eating 2-3 slices a day as a snack. I know I am over-thinking this.
By Janice C.
By Marsha 01/24/2012
You can make a breakfast sandwich out of it slice 4 pieces of it heat it in a pan or microwave and then toast some bread. Make a egg and put cheese all on the sandwich that's what we do or if you don't think you can use it up cut off what you would in that week and then put the rest in the freezer it can keep well in there till you use it again!