With Oktoberfest here, we couldn’t resist talking about summer sausage. European in origin, it captured Wisconsin residents’ hearts during the German migration. Many people settled in the Badger State during that time and shared their sausage recipes with others. Of course they also brought that other great staple with them, beer.

Summer Sausage and Beer Please!

So, if you are going to serve a summer sausage on an October afternoon, choose a German beer to match. Smoky, spiced varieties tend to pair well with strong stouts and amber lagers. And let’s not forget the Braunschweiger liverwurst. It generally stands up well to a robust brew too. Light sausages, on the other hand, are probably best served with one of Germany’s pale ales.

Round Out Those Snack Platters

We know that quite a few Germans will also be slicing up cheese to go with those summer sausages. After all, many of those early immigrants went on to start their own dairy farms and sell cheeses to their neighbors. Plus, Germans have always loved cheese. Bearing that in mind, our cheese wheels, spreads and blocks would really compliment a Oktoberfest meal. The same is true for our dipping pretzels, pretzel dips, limited edition steins, horseradish products and pickles. They’ll round out snack platters and bar setups perfectly.

Go for a Meaty, Main Meal

If a main meal is on your mind, summer sausage is still sure to please. Combine it with drunken potatoes, German casseroles, meat pies, European beer breads, hot slaws and other cherished dishes. A few that will taste fabulous are sauerkraut, pierogis, fruited cabbage, beer-battered veggies and currywurst sandwiches.

To find all the German deli essentials you need to usher in Oktoberfest 2015, please contact Deli Direct and place your order today. We'll ship the summer sausages and other items directly to you right away.

Top of the morning to ya! If there is anything that gets Irish eyes smiling at this time of day, it's meat snacks and loaded potatoes! So we’ve put together a few meal ideas that will help you bring the family’s littlest leprechauns to the table with an impish twinkle in their eyes. Our first classic Irish dish starts with hickory-smoked ham roll and beef summer sausage.

Most full Irish breakfasts include two types of meat snacks, baked beans, eggs, roasted tomatoes, potatoes, sautéed mushrooms and two types of pudding. They are normally served alongside of Irish soda bread, assorted spreads, teas and juices. For our Americanized version of the dish, we’d suggest pan frying slices of our perfectly seasoned, hickory-smoked ham roll and summer sausage. However, you could opt to use gourmet hard salami, super stick pepperoni, old-fashioned bologna or Canadian style bacon instead.

As for the puddings, the traditional dish calls for black and white. Because many Americans tend to shy away from European style puddings, we’d suggest sticking with an extra helping of creamy braunschweiger liverwurst or cooked oatmeal. It won’t be the same, but the kids are likely to find it more palatable.

When it comes to the baked beans, consider kicking them up a notch. Add a small amount of horseradish products or hot sauces to them before filling up the kids’ plates. The potato pancakes could be made into something extra special too with the introduction of horseradish or Wisconsin specialty cheeses. There are a lot of different cheese flavors to consider, including horseradish cheese. We’d also suggest bringing cheese spreads to the table, which could be paired with the Irish soda bread.

If a full Irish breakfast sounds like too much for your kids to handle, don’t worry. You could always serve scrambled eggs, loaded home fries, Irish soda bread and cheese spreads instead. To load up the home fries, season them with our Loaded Baked Potato Dip and chunks of 95% fat-free lite summer sausage. Then pan-fry the mixture until the potatoes are tender and brown.

To learn more about our meat snacks and other products that may be used to whip up traditional Irish meals, please contact us at Deli Direct, Inc. today.

Braunschweiger Liverwurst is one of the most nutritious, freezable, versatile deli meats on the gourmet food market today. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize just how many great dishes may be made with it. Instead, they merely slap a slice between two pieces of bread and chow down. So to help change that perception, we wanted to share a few liverwurst dishes that are just too good to pass by:

Liverwurst Dip

If you’ve got a roll of Braunschweiger Liverwurst at home and company’s on the way, make dip! Simply combine a cup of the creamy liverwurst deli meat along with ½ cup of onion-flavored sour cream, 2 tablespoons of pickle relish, ½ teaspoon of garlic powder and 1 tablespoon of horseradish mustard together. Then serve it alongside of the dippers of your choice or use it as a topping.

Savory Scallion Cakes

Speaking of which, savory scallion cupcakes and pancakes taste great topped with liverwurst dip. The cakes are normally made with shredded cheese, chopped scallions and sour cream. Recipes that explain how to make the cakes are available all over the internet. However, most of those cakes are topped with scallion flavored cream cheese. We say skip the cream cheese and go with deli meat inspired toppings instead!

Meatballs and Spaghetti

Liverwurst may also be combined with ground beef or tomato sauce for a kick butt version of spaghetti and meatballs. Just blend equal amounts of the two different meats with a package of our Caramelized French Onion Dip seasoning packet, eggs and bread crumbs. Then form and cook the meatballs like you normally would and add them to the spaghetti sauce before plating up the meal for your family. Oh, and by the way, the same meat blend could be used to make a killer meatloaf too!

To discover additional great ways to enjoy Braunschweiger Liverwurst and other wholesome deli meats, please contact us at Deli Direct today. We sell liverwurst by the 2 pound roll along with other premium meats, cheeses, dips and more.

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