A Month of Side Dishes: Jazzed Up Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Herb Butter

As a kid, I loved spicy, super-garlicy sausages.  So did all of my family.  Then, I married a man who did not really care for sausages. Sometimes I have a craving but all the beef sausages I find are stuffed in natural hog casing.  So from time to time, I'd make my own beef sausages, stuff them in sheep casing (!!!) or I just wrap them in plastic then freeze them to keep their shape when cooking. They never were quite as good as the ones I had as a child. My son never liked beef sausages specially my homemade version. ...more