The primary difference between regular pork sausage and Italian sausage is "in the spices". Breakfast sausage or regular pork sausage's main flavor is derived from sage, while Italian sausage's main flavor is derived from fennel.
Both sausages are made of pork and traditionally stuffed into casings; pork sausage is stuffed into sheep casings and Italian sausage into hog casings. Check out recipes here.
Looking for the missing link to easy weeknight meals? Try these hearty, delicious Italian sausage recipes from RealSimple.com.
Tip! Johnsonville.com shares What to Look for When Buying Fresh Sausage.
Speaking of sausage, theatergoers have a chance to get free food the next time they see the summer's hit R-rated comedy "Sausage Party."
In what is likely an attempt to boost lagging ticket sales, Regal Cinemas is offering a hot dog voucher to everyone who buys a ticket to see the raunchy farce about anthropomorphic foodstuffs between Friday and Sunday. Read more at Cleveland.com.