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Beer-Simmered Sausages

Serve up sausages for dinner, Texas-German-style!

  • 4 sausage links, pork or beef
  • 1 12 oz. bottle of dark beer
  • ½ yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Place sausages, sliced onion and beer in a large saucepan.
  • Cover and place over low heat.
  • Simmer slowly for about 25 minutes or until sausages are plumped up.
  • Once cooked, remove from the pot and place in a large skillet to crisp, approximately two minutes each side.
  • Optional: For additional flavor, add one teaspoon of cumin to the beer mixture.
  • Serve with sauerkraut, macaroni and cheese and pickles.

Kitchen tools you'll need: Skillet

Lone Star List

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  4. Texas Monthly: Spinach Enchiladas from the Los Barrios Cookbook.
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  9. San Marcos Record: Best of Hayes 2018 Awards - what a great spread!
  10. Marfa Public Radio: James Cornett on the greater road runner - nice interview!

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