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vocal

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New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 2:30 PM (permalink)
Where can I get some excellent sausage and pepper sandwiches in the state? Please help.
 
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    Michael Hoffman

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    RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 3:23 PM (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by vocal

    Where can I get some excellent sausage and pepper sandwiches in the state? Please help.

    I'm not in New Jersey, I'm in Ohio. Why not make your own, as I do.
     
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      alesrus

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      RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 3:31 PM (permalink)
      Hey if your "down the shore" try http://www.gabriellas.com/PetesPizzanGrill.html

      Or in the summer any place on the boardwalk in Seaside NJ
       
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        jerseygirl127

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        RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 5:59 PM (permalink)
        AMEN!!! summer on the boardwalk-- definitely the best place to get sausage/pepper sandwiches..other than that. make your own.. brown sausage/saute onions and peppers in a bit of olive oil/serve and eat.. it's good but not as good as jersey shore stuff.... :)
         
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          jerseygirl127

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          RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 6:01 PM (permalink)
          alesrus-- where is jefferson? not sure i've ever heard of it-- but always enjoy talking to other jersey-ites.. i was born there and lived there till i was 23 -- then moved to indiana. mom and sis still there..
          miss it a lot-- especially the sights /sounds of the jersey shore and all that goes with it...
          drop me a line and maybe we can chat sometime..
          jerseygirl
           
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            Rick F.

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            RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 7:37 PM (permalink)
            quote:
            Originally posted by alesrus

            Hey if your "down the shore" try http://www.gabriellas.com/PetesPizzanGrill.html

            Or in the summer any place on the boardwalk in Seaside NJ
            Ya gotta love a place whose site has this headline: "For a casual dinning experience visit our Bar !"
             
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              tiki

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              RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 9:06 PM (permalink)
              quote:
              Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

              quote:
              Originally posted by vocal

              Where can I get some excellent sausage and pepper sandwiches in the state? Please help.

              I'm not in New Jersey, I'm in Ohio. Why not make your own, as I do.


              Not as much fun as a trip to the shore though---salt water makes EVERYTHING taste better!.....and thats what makes it ROADFOOD!!!
               
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                ken8038

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                RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 10:02 PM (permalink)
                I had a real good S & P Sub a few months ago at an old old small deli called John's Market on South Essex Street in Orange. Total time warp of a place, a bonus. Appears to date from the 1930's.

                Sorry I don't have the exact address handy, but coincidentally the Star Ledger did a writeup last week on the Sanitary Bakery, just a few doors down. Another time warp of a place. Both worth checking out. ---Ken
                 
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                  jerseygirl127

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                  RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Fri, 03/18/05 10:05 PM (permalink)
                  quote:
                  Originally posted by tiki

                  quote:
                  Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

                  quote:
                  Originally posted by vocal

                  Where can I get some excellent sausage and pepper sandwiches in the state? Please help.

                  I'm not in New Jersey, I'm in Ohio. Why not make your own, as I do.


                  Not as much fun as a trip to the shore though---salt water makes EVERYTHING taste better!.....and thats what makes it ROADFOOD!!!


                  and lets not forget that boardwalk/east coast style pizza!!:)
                   
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                    alesrus

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                    RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Mon, 03/21/05 10:13 AM (permalink)
                    quote:
                    Originally posted by jerseygirl127

                    alesrus-- where is jefferson? not sure i've ever heard of it-- but always enjoy talking to other jersey-ites.. i was born there and lived there till i was 23 -- then moved to indiana. mom and sis still there..
                    miss it a lot-- especially the sights /sounds of the jersey shore and all that goes with it...
                    drop me a line and maybe we can chat sometime..
                    jerseygirl

                    North west NJ right on the Morris county border on RT 23. Home of Fairy
                    Tale Forest!
                     
                    #10
                      vocal

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                      RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 03/30/05 6:49 PM (permalink)
                      Tommy's in Elizabeth is what I have been looking for. Jerry's frankfurters are incredible as well.
                       
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                        John Fox

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                        RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 03/30/05 7:30 PM (permalink)
                        Tommy's is considered by many to be the best in the state for Italian Sausage. They also make a great Italian Hot Dog, second only to Charlies. I love Jerry's. It's my wife's favorite.
                         
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                          dreamzpainter

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                          RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 03/31/05 1:42 PM (permalink)
                          quote:
                          Originally posted by alesrus

                          Hey if your "down the shore" try http://www.gabriellas.com/PetesPizzanGrill.html

                          Or in the summer any place on the boardwalk in Seaside NJ
                          There ya go gettin me salivating again!! This was brought up somewhere else and I went into the whole early morning surf fishing in Seaside while the sausage places opened and the aroma wafted across the sand...ooohh MAN! I recapture the moment using a lg cast iron fry pan, a pound or 2 ot hot italian sausage and a couple green peppers and onions well lubricated with olive oil. After the sausage has been browned all over cover and reduce the heat so it all "sweats" together. A little tomatoe sauce can be added, just enough to coat not drown the ambrosia..
                           
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                            Tyrone

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                            RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Sun, 02/26/06 3:22 PM (permalink)
                            I guess the best sausage would be the hottie at Syds. It was tast and smoky with a hint of a "Minty" taste. Try it and lemme know!
                             
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                              jerzeydawg

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                              RE: New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 8:31 AM (permalink)
                              For the best sazeech sandwich you can make it at home the way i do. Slice up a few peppers and onion and put it into a crock pot with one 8 ounce can of tomato sauce...mix it up...then add 8 italian sausage links I use either Shop Rite Brand or A&P brand, both are good. Now....Do not mix the sausage into the peppers and onions,,,you dont want to get sauce on top of the sausages ...if you do then they wont brown. simply lay them across the top.....cover the crockpot and set on low for 6 hours then serve on your favorite roll. Bon Appetite~!
                              <message edited by jerzeydawg on Wed, 04/25/12 8:34 AM>
                               
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                                californyguy

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                                Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 1:49 PM (permalink)
                                I like to make  my own too - make it the way all have mentioned but with a little marinara sauce on it too...of course even my best do not compare to the great ones at midway steak house smack dab in the middle of the seaside heights boardwalk..famous to those in the know  long before snooki , midway is a true culinary landmark.   http://www.facebook.com/pages/Midway-Steak-House-Seaside-Heights-NJ/344122749488    
                                 
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                                  Michael Hoffman

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                                  Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 3:39 PM (permalink)
                                  I make mine with both hot and sweet sausage and with onions and cubanelle peppers, known to some as Italian frying peppers.
                                   
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                                    agnesrob

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                                    Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 6:13 PM (permalink)
                                    I also like to use both hot and sweet.  Ialso use cubanelle and ripe bell peppers(the green ones remind me I've eaten them for hours) and sweet onion, sliced. I also like to add some homemade meatballs that I keep in the freezer for those who prefer a meatball sandwich. All that's needed are some good rolls!
                                     
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                                      gostillerz

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                                      Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 8:23 PM (permalink)
                                      There's a local company here that makes really good sausage, Uncle Charley's. I get extra hot, fry them up slow with onions, bell peppers, and hot Hungarian peppers. Sometimes cheese and sauce, sometimes not, but always on Breadworks bread. I make my own kielbasa, but for some reason, never did Italian sausage. I'm going to someday, and try cold smoking smoking it too. Do you guys think that'd be good, or too close to kielbasa or hot links?
                                       
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                                        Foodbme

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                                        Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Wed, 04/25/12 11:26 PM (permalink)
                                        Michael Hoffman

                                        I make mine with both hot and sweet sausage and with onions and cubanelle peppers, known to some as Italian frying peppers.

                                        A pepper by any other name is still as sweet!
                                        They're also sometimes called Banana Peppers and Poblano's and Anaheim's can be substituted.
                                        Do you roast & peel your Cubanelle's before using them?
                                         
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                                          Michael Hoffman

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                                          Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 04/26/12 11:51 AM (permalink)
                                          Actually, a cubanelle pepper has a thinner wall than a banana pepper, and is usually less elongated and slender. And no, I do not do anything to them before frying, other than to cut them up and remove the seeds.
                                           
                                          Oh, and cubanelles are much more mild than banana peppers.
                                          <message edited by Michael Hoffman on Thu, 04/26/12 12:10 PM>
                                           
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                                            leethebard

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                                            Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 04/26/12 12:46 PM (permalink)
                                            By the way, Italian frying peppers,Cubanelle, are great by themselves as a sandwich. Just fry them after cutting them in half lengthwise(in olive oil),turning once or twice. Let them get a little color, but don't burn. Done when they are soft. Salt and serve on the best crispy Italian bread you can find. Heaven!!!!!
                                            <message edited by leethebard on Thu, 04/26/12 12:47 PM>
                                             
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                                              Michael Hoffman

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                                              Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 04/26/12 2:50 PM (permalink)
                                              Now that sounds good. Extra cubanelles have just been added to the shopping list.
                                               
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                                                leethebard

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                                                Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 04/26/12 3:29 PM (permalink)
                                                I grew up with these pepper sandwiches. It was a summer treat. Let me know what you think!
                                                 
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                                                  Michael Hoffman

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                                                  Re:New Jersey Italian Sausage Thu, 04/26/12 3:34 PM (permalink)
                                                  I shall.
                                                   
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