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Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
for example:
I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
don't need to add in most any case).

Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
in progress....

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On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 12:40:51 -0700, "Nexis" > wrote:

>Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
>for example:
>I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
>eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
>Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
>go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
>the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
>the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
>don't need to add in most any case).
>
>Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
>in progress....
>
>kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P
>



Cheek out the Johnsonville web pages. They still make the original.
you may be able to find them elsewhere near by. And ask your market to
order the regular ones. Some stores can be accommodating.

And feel better, soon!

(fellow diabetic)

Boron
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Nexis wrote:
> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
> for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
> don't need to add in most any case).


have you ever tried making some fresh sausage patties yourself? I know
Penzeys sells various sausage spice mixes, but I've never tried them. It
might help you obtain the flavor you remember from your youth?
Goomba
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"Nexis" > wrote in message
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> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store
> shelves? Take for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my
> youth. I don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it
> to taste good. I like Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty,
> easy to make. But then they had to go and come out with maple syrup (ewww)
> and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and the stores around my house only
> seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First, the sausage is bad
> enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I don't
> need to add in most any case).
>
> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled
> programming, already in progress....
>
> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

I've had tremendous luck getting on the Johnsonville web site and emailing
them direct about the product I liked and had disappeared. It was less than
a month and the regional sales manager made sure the smoked bratwurst were
available almost everywhere in town. It's ridiculous that you can't get the
Johnsonville original and you tell them so.
Janet (from the home of Johnsonville brats)


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Nexis wrote:
> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
> for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now.


I agree that both of those flavors are hardly edible.
>
> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P


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"Janet Bostwick" > wrote in message
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> "Nexis" > wrote in message news:7Fv2g.173718$bm6.81284@fed1read04...
>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
>> for example:
>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I
>> don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I
>> like Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then
>> they had to go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww)
>> versions, and the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock
>> now. Grr! First, the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar
>> (which, being diabetic, I don't need to add in most any case).
>>
>> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming,
>> already in progress....
>>
>> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

> I've had tremendous luck getting on the Johnsonville web site and emailing them
> direct about the product I liked and had disappeared. It was less than a month and
> the regional sales manager made sure the smoked bratwurst were available almost
> everywhere in town. It's ridiculous that you can't get the Johnsonville original
> and you tell them so.
> Janet (from the home of Johnsonville brats)


Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what the big hooha is
over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol

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> Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what the
> big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>
> kimberly

It's that darn ad campaign that's going on for the maple syrup brats (ack).
The stores must think that folks will be beating the doors down to get them
{
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"Nexis" > wrote in message
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> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store
> shelves? Take for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my
> youth. I don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want
> it to taste good. I like Johnsonville original recipe sausage links.
> Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to go and come out with maple
> syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and the stores
> around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr!
> First, the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar
> (which, being diabetic, I don't need to add in most any case).
>
> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled
> programming, already in progress....
>
> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P


Americans have devloped an insatiable appetite for sweet foods. In the
future, all meals will be dessert.

-T


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Goomba38 wrote:
> Nexis wrote:
> > Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
> > for example:
> > I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> > eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> > Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> > go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> > the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
> > the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
> > don't need to add in most any case).

>
> have you ever tried making some fresh sausage patties yourself? I know
> Penzeys sells various sausage spice mixes, but I've never tried them. It
> might help you obtain the flavor you remember from your youth?
> Goomba


Exactly what I suggest. And breakfast sausage is easy to prepare....
and when made yourself you'll know who's in it. It's very easy to make
far better sausage than anything you can buy.

http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/cat/1685/0.shtml

Sheldon

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On Sun, 23 Apr 2006 02:11:17 GMT, "Moriarty"
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>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store
>> shelves? Take for example:
>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my
>> youth. I don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want
>> it to taste good. I like Johnsonville original recipe sausage links.
>> Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to go and come out with maple
>> syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and the stores
>> around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr!
>> First, the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar
>> (which, being diabetic, I don't need to add in most any case).
>>
>> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled
>> programming, already in progress....
>>
>> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

>
>Americans have devloped an insatiable appetite for sweet foods. In the
>future, all meals will be dessert.
>
>-T
>

Heaven!

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"Nexis" > wrote in message
> Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what the
> big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>
> kimberly


Matter of personal taste. I make some with maple syrup and dried apples in
it. Yummy!


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Nexis wrote:
> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
> for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
> don't need to add in most any case).
>
> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
> in progress....
>
> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P


This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.

And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.

-L.

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On 22 Apr 2006 22:46:27 -0700, "-L." > wrote:

>
>Nexis wrote:
>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
>> for example:
>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
>> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
>> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
>> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
>> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
>> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
>> don't need to add in most any case).
>>
>> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
>> in progress....
>>
>> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

>
>This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
>cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
>toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.


I have given up and gone back to good old Comet and a scrub brush.
>
>And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.


I am not sure it has to be, as there have been many breakfasts of
pancakes with a side of sausage around here, where the links have
surely taken a dip in the Nectar of Vermont, and there is maple
flavored bacon all over the place, but it still seems odd that a
manufacturer would undercut its own main brand line in favor of the
newer ones. Live and learn.

Boron
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-L. wrote:

> Nexis wrote:
>
>>Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
>>for example:
>>I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
>>eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
>>Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
>>go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
>>the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
>>the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
>>don't need to add in most any case).
>>
>>Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
>>in progress....
>>
>>kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

>
>
> This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
> cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
> toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.
>
> And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.
>
> -L.
>


I agree. I tried maple sausage and bacon.

Once only. :-p

Dipping sausage or bacon in the remains of the butter and syrup from
pancakes is one thing. Having it mixed in with them is just gross for
some reason.

Probably because it's a fake ester "flavoring" and not the real thing.


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"OmManiPadmiOmelet" > wrote in message
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> -L. wrote:
>
> > Nexis wrote:
> >
> >>Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store

shelves? Take
> >>for example:
> >>I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my

youth. I don't
> >>eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste

good. I like
> >>Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But

then they had to
> >>go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww)

versions, and
> >>the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock

now. Grr! First,
> >>the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which,

being diabetic, I
> >>don't need to add in most any case).
> >>
> >>Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled

programming, already
> >>in progress....
> >>
> >>kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

> >
> >
> > This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
> > cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
> > toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.
> >
> > And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.
> >
> > -L.
> >

>
> I agree. I tried maple sausage and bacon.
>
> Once only. :-p
>
> Dipping sausage or bacon in the remains of the butter and syrup from
> pancakes is one thing. Having it mixed in with them is just gross for
> some reason.
>
> Probably because it's a fake ester "flavoring" and not the real thing.
>
>


I would agree, but my hubby just had maple sausage on a bagel for brekkie.
I love the smell of it, although I wouldn't touch it!

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"Nexis" > wrote:

> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves?
> Take for example:
> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being
> diabetic, I don't need to add in most any case).
>
> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming,
> already in progress....
>
> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P


Why don't you ask the manager of the grocery stores where you shop if
they can stock it. I just saw Johnsonville's original recipe sausage on
the shelves of a supermarket near me yesterday, so I know they're still
available. Perhaps your supermarket was just sold out of that variety.
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On 2006-04-22, Nexis > wrote:

> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But
> then they had to go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown
> sugar (double eww) versions, and.....


Johnsonville puts some strange additives in their brats. I quit
buying them when I discovered their beer n' bratwurst links (my fave)
make my fingers ache. No kidding. The original brats, no problem.
But, it took several times eating the beer n' brat style to realize
they really cause my fingers to become slightly painful for about
24hrs, like I was suffering from some form of arthritis. Not
incapacitatingly painful, but annoyingly noticeable. Weird.

nb

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> But, it took several times eating the beer n' brat style to realize
> they really cause my fingers to become slightly painful for about
> 24hrs, like I was suffering from some form of arthritis. Not
> incapacitatingly painful, but annoyingly noticeable. Weird.


If you do the wrong thing with your sausage, your fingers get numb and you
can go blind too. I just wear glasses.


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On 2006-04-23, Edwin Pawlowski > wrote:

> If you do the wrong thing with your sausage, your fingers get numb and you
> can go blind too. I just wear glasses.


LOL!.....

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In article >,
says...
> -L. wrote:
>
> > Nexis wrote:
> >
> >>Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves? Take
> >>for example:
> >>I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I don't
> >>eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
> >>Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to
> >>go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
> >>the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr! First,
> >>the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being diabetic, I
> >>don't need to add in most any case).
> >>
> >>Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming, already
> >>in progress....
> >>
> >>kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

> >
> >
> > This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
> > cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
> > toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.
> >
> > And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.
> >
> > -L.
> >

>
> I agree. I tried maple sausage and bacon.
>
> Once only. :-p
>
> Dipping sausage or bacon in the remains of the butter and syrup from
> pancakes is one thing. Having it mixed in with them is just gross for
> some reason.
>
> Probably because it's a fake ester "flavoring" and not the real thing.


You're right - it isn't real maple syrup as it would be far too
expensive to add that to mass produced goods.

What most Americans know of maple syrup isn't really maple syrup. It's
sugar syrup and flavoring components.

Even in this house the SO can't abide real maple syrup. But when making
certain things I have to use the real thing because using the fake stuff
is just unacceptable.


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"Edwin Pawlowski" > wrote in message
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>
> "notbob" > wrote in message
>> But, it took several times eating the beer n' brat style to realize
>> they really cause my fingers to become slightly painful for about
>> 24hrs, like I was suffering from some form of arthritis. Not
>> incapacitatingly painful, but annoyingly noticeable. Weird.

>
> If you do the wrong thing with your sausage, your fingers get numb and you
> can go blind too. I just wear glasses.


LOL you are such a mucky lad

O


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> "Edwin Pawlowski" > wrote in message
> om...
>>
>> "notbob" > wrote in message
>>> But, it took several times eating the beer n' brat style to realize
>>> they really cause my fingers to become slightly painful for about
>>> 24hrs, like I was suffering from some form of arthritis. Not
>>> incapacitatingly painful, but annoyingly noticeable. Weird.

>>


This 'could' be a form of gout. I get it inside of my right and left knee
and my big toe, as well.
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Nexis wrote:
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>> "Nexis" > wrote in message
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>>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from
>>> store shelves? Take for example:
>>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of
>>> my youth. I don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do,
>>> I want it to taste good. I like Johnsonville original recipe
>>> sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to go and
>>> come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww)

(snippage)
>> I've had tremendous luck getting on the Johnsonville web site and
>> emailing them direct about the product I liked and had disappeared.
>> It was less than a month and the regional sales manager made sure
>> the smoked bratwurst were available almost everywhere in town. It's
>> ridiculous that you can't get the Johnsonville original and you tell
>> them so.
>> Janet (from the home of Johnsonville brats)

>
> Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what
> the big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>
> kimberly


I'm the same way with "maple-cured" bacon. I don't want to taste maple. If
I did, I'd pour maple syrup over my bacon!

I concur, either contact Johnsonville directly or talk with the store
manager or both. Sometimes stores get so hung up on these *new* items they
forget there was nothing wrong with the original.

Jill


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>> Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what
>> the big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>>
>> kimberly

>
> Matter of personal taste. I make some with maple syrup and dried
> apples in it. Yummy!


Except, if you aren't making your own sausage and the stores only stock the
maple ones (yuk), it totally removes your choice. In my case they'd lose a
sale.

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>>>
>>>>Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from
>>>>store shelves? Take for example:
>>>>I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of
>>>>my youth. I don't eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do,
>>>>I want it to taste good. I like Johnsonville original recipe
>>>>sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had to go and
>>>>come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww)

>
> (snippage)
>
>>>I've had tremendous luck getting on the Johnsonville web site and
>>>emailing them direct about the product I liked and had disappeared.
>>>It was less than a month and the regional sales manager made sure
>>>the smoked bratwurst were available almost everywhere in town. It's
>>>ridiculous that you can't get the Johnsonville original and you tell
>>>them so.
>>>Janet (from the home of Johnsonville brats)

>>
>>Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what
>>the big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>>
>>kimberly

>
>
> I'm the same way with "maple-cured" bacon. I don't want to taste maple. If
> I did, I'd pour maple syrup over my bacon!
>
> I concur, either contact Johnsonville directly or talk with the store
> manager or both. Sometimes stores get so hung up on these *new* items they
> forget there was nothing wrong with the original.
>
> Jill
>
>


Actually, maple syrup dipped bacon is FAR superior to maple cured
bacon..... There is a world of difference.

I'm sure you've had pancakes, eggs and bacon and ended up with a bit of
syrup on the bacon?

Deeeeeeelicious!

At least I think so. <G>

Can't stand maple cured bacon, or maple added to sausage.

It's disgusting.

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> Edwin Pawlowski wrote:
>
>>"Nexis" > wrote in message
>>
>>>Thanks for the advice! I'm e-mailing them tonight. I don't see what
>>>the big hooha is over maple syrup in a sausage anyway! lol
>>>
>>>kimberly

>>
>>Matter of personal taste. I make some with maple syrup and dried
>>apples in it. Yummy!

>
>
> Except, if you aren't making your own sausage and the stores only stock the
> maple ones (yuk), it totally removes your choice. In my case they'd lose a
> sale.
>
> Jill
>
>


Ditto here.
I'd go elsewhere, or buy ground pork and spice it myself!

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> On 22 Apr 2006 22:46:27 -0700, "-L." > wrote:
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>>
>>Nexis wrote:
>>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves?
>>> Take
>>> for example:
>>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I
>>> don't
>>> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
>>> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they
>>> had to
>>> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions,
>>> and
>>> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr!
>>> First,
>>> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being
>>> diabetic, I
>>> don't need to add in most any case).
>>>
>>> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming,
>>> already
>>> in progress....
>>>
>>> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

>>
>>This drives me absolutely INSANE. I find it especially irritating with
>>cleaning products. I don't think I have been able to purchase the same
>>toilet bowl cleaner each time I have gone to buy it.

>
> I have given up and gone back to good old Comet and a scrub brush.
>>
>>And I agree - maple and BS sausage is NASTY.

>
> I am not sure it has to be, as there have been many breakfasts of
> pancakes with a side of sausage around here, where the links have
> surely taken a dip in the Nectar of Vermont, and there is maple
> flavored bacon all over the place, but it still seems odd that a
> manufacturer would undercut its own main brand line in favor of the
> newer ones. Live and learn.
>
> Boron


Well, it probably makes a difference that I've never been a maple syrup person, Boron
:-)
But I don't know, I just don't like the combination really...the sweet with the meat.
Except for bbq sauce I guess. My daughter, now, she's a different story. She takes
bacon and swipes it through the whipped cream on her waffle and eats that. Ugh.

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"Stan Horwitz" > wrote in message
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> In article <7Fv2g.173718$bm6.81284@fed1read04>,
> "Nexis" > wrote:
>
>> Why is it whenever I find something I like, it disappears from store shelves?
>> Take for example:
>> I finally found a breakfast sausage that tastes like the sausage of my youth. I
>> don't
>> eat it often, for health reasons, but when I do, I want it to taste good. I like
>> Johnsonville original recipe sausage links. Tasty, easy to make. But then they had
>> to
>> go and come out with maple syrup (ewww) and brown sugar (double eww) versions, and
>> the stores around my house only seem to ever have those two in stock now. Grr!
>> First,
>> the sausage is bad enough for me, I don't need to add sugar (which, being
>> diabetic, I don't need to add in most any case).
>>
>> Ok, done venting now. You may now join your regularly scheduled programming,
>> already in progress....
>>
>> kimberly...who obviously gets cranky when sick :P

>
> Why don't you ask the manager of the grocery stores where you shop if
> they can stock it. I just saw Johnsonville's original recipe sausage on
> the shelves of a supermarket near me yesterday, so I know they're still
> available. Perhaps your supermarket was just sold out of that variety.


I have done just that. It wasn't just one store, or I would just have gotten it
somewhere else. It was like that maple syrup version came out and all 3 of the
grocery stores near my dumped the original in favor of it.
My post wasn't just about the sausage though, that was an example. It just seems like
every time I find something I really like, it's suddenly gone when I go to buy it
again :/

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T > wrote:

> What most Americans know of maple syrup isn't really maple syrup. It's
> sugar syrup and flavoring components.


I really despise fake maple syrup. We buy the real stuff, and we
just don't use it that often. If you want something other than the real
thing, get a berry syrup or something. We sometimes make apple cider
syrup, which is really tasty.

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