Superb sausage sandwiches
This article was originally published in July 2016
While brats are irreplaceable in link form, other kinds of sausage make fantastic patties — more of a burger-style sandwich than a hot dog. You can shape the patties into just the right size and shape for your preferred bun or sandwich roll.
Mondo & Sons has been making our house-brand PCC Sausage in Columbia City for years; many varieties are available in pork, turkey or chicken, so you can choose your preferred texture and fat content.
- Britt’s market kraut
- Whole grain mustard
- Muenster cheese
- Macrina brioche hot dog bun
Pairings: Bayern Pilsner or Naches Heights riesling
Blending both hot and mild Italian sausage is delicious and lets you easily adjust the heat of each patty for different family members.
- Bulk Italian sausage
- Roasted red peppers
- Brioche sesame bun
Pairings: Cantele Salice Salentino or Chinook cabernet franc rosé
Cook the patties in a cast iron skillet, assemble the sandwiches, then briefly toast each one in the same pan, pressing down slightly during cooking.
- Bulk chorizo
- Mashed black beans
- Avocado slices
- Queso Botanero
- Sandwich roll
Pairings: Ontañon “Ecologica” tinto or Schooner Exact “Evergreen” IPA