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Searching For Smokehouse Sausage

Theresa Carver calls Purnell’s Sausage on February 1, 2017 asking about availability of our famous Smokehouse Sausage.  Lately, she has had no luck finding it in or around Jefferson City, Missouri.  They had previously bought it at Cracker Barrel restaurants in the cloth bags, but Cracker Barrel has since discontinued that item. Also it is […]

Top 7 Grillin’ Tips

Summer is for taking advantage of the sunshine and longer days. So we gathered a few sausage grillin’ tips for a one-stop guide to summer cookin’.

Spring Has Finally Sprung!

We’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Spring, and now that it’s finally here it’s time to break out those grills and get the back yard parties started! With this new year comes new food trends to try, but it seems that one theme remains consistent again and again; eat better food! Well, you can continue to do […]

Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe

Thanksgiving is only two weeks away, Folks! It’s a time for family, friends, giving thanks, and of course, food. To help make the holiday less stressful and the food planning less time consuming, we at Purnell have a Thanksgiving stuffing recipe to share from our family to yours. Sausage and Herb Stuffing Ingredients 16 cups 1-inch bread […]

Perfect Fall Dinner Recipe

With fall in full swing, the smells and the harvest are in. And you can bring both into your kitchen with this Grilled Sausage with Apples and Caramelized Onions dinner recipe. Ingredients: 8 Purnell Hot Smoke Sausage Links 2 tablespoons butter 2 medium onions, halved and sliced 3 large apples peeled and cored, sliced into thin […]

Spooky Halloween Appetizers

Looking for some spooky Halloween appetizers? Look no further with these scary gooood party appetizers! Sausage Mummies   Ingredients: 1 tube of 6, ready-to-roll croissants. 12 Purnell’s Country Sausage Links 2 tsp yellow mustard, plus a little extra to decorate! 1 tblsp honey 1 tblsp ketchup Oil for greasing Directions: Heat oven to 400 degrees and grease […]

Tailgate with Purnell’s “Old Folks” Sausage

The football season is in full effect, and as early season jitters wear off and teams start to flourish, so should your tailgate game. And with Purnell’s Bacon and Sausage Cheese Dip, it’s a sure way to score some points with your family and friends at your next tailgate. You can take it straight up […]

Add a kick to your dish!

Have you ever noticed a Purnell’s product with a cactus on the label? That’s our very own chorizo! (you can pronounce it chore-reeth-oh) Chorizo is a Spanish-style sausage that’s full of flavor and está buena (it’s gooo-od!). If you’re not afraid of a bit of heat, chorizo is a great way to bring new life […]

Growing up with a growing business

Longtime Purnell employee says he’s still not ready for retirement.   By Lisa King Todd Purnell made a face when asked if he remembered when longtime employee Sonny White first came to work at Purnell’s Old Folks company. “Heck no, I wasn’t even born yet; I’m only 49,” he said. White’s face lit up at […]

Pasta Lovers Worldwide

Surveys have continuously shown that pasta is one of the world’s favorite foods. Not only because it’s inexpensive and easy to make, but also because it can be used in many different, but equally delicious, meals. Not to mention it stocks you up on those energy producing carbohydrates while filling up your stomach. Pasta comes in a […]

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