Boiled, broiled or baked: 7 ways to prepare sausage | Food & Cooking

Although sausage is a fairly straightforward ingredient to prepare, a little TLC and some basic know-how can elevate your recipes from standard to stellar. Corrie Cook, narration director for Goose the Market and Smoking Goose in Indianapolis, offers cooking tips that’ll have you turning out chef-level sausage dishes in no time.

Boiling/poaching

Perhaps the easiest way to prepare sausage links, poaching only requires a pot, liquid and heat. Cook recommends, as with any fresh meat, allowing the sausages to reach room temperature before cooking. Place the sausages in a pot or skillet with enough water to come halfway up the