Ohhhh this is taking me back!!! Before Tallahassee Foodies, I had a lifestyle blog and featured recipes all the time.  I worked for some big brands that would send me product in exchange for a recipe feature at my site, so I did a look of cooking, food styling, and photography. I’ve been missing all of that, so this was tons of fun for me.  

Tally Mac Shack (my addiction) has teamed up with Register’s Sausage for a #DirtyDog fundraising collab! Given the current crisis going on around us, Tally Mac Shack owner Justo Cruz wanted to do something to give back to the restaurant industry and came up with a brilliant initiative!  He teamed up with Cottondale-based Register’s Meat Company to create a series of cheese-infused smoked sausages, donating case after case to over a dozen local restaurants, and get this… the restaurants get to keep 100% of the profits!  How’s that for a #SausageStimulus?

I had a lot of fun with Danny Aller of Tallahassee Beer Society reeling in some of your favorite local restaurants for this Dirty Dog collab.  On board so far are Madison Social, Bumpa’s Local 349, Gordo’s Authentic Cuban Cuisine, Sage Restaurant, Canopy Road Café, Jeri’s Midtown Café, Backwoods Bistro, Fermentation Lounge, Riccardo’s Italian Restaurant, McGowan’s Hops and Grapes, Railroad Square Craft House, Coosh’s Bayou Restaurant, Dog Et Al, and Habana’s Boardwalk Cuban Restaurant.

I was lucky enough to score a few packages myself, so I had a great time coming up with some shrimp and grit bites topped with Tally Mac Shack + Register’s jalapeño cheddar infused sausage. I LOVE spending time in the kitchen on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

Oh my word, these bites are amazing! I had leftover apple smoked gouda in the fridge from a recent cheeseboard that I mixed into some hot grits with butter, salt and pepper. I poured the grits into a greased baking dish, chilled for two hours, cut into circles, and then baked for 40 minutes at 400 degrees, flipping halfway through. Next, I cooked up the sausage and shrimp with some garlic, salt, and pepper, stacked it over my grit cakes, and garnished everything with green onions, bacon, and a bit more of the apple smoked gouda. So dang good.

Today, the Dirty Dogs can be found by ordering online at Tallahassee craft brewery Deep Brewing. Starting next week, the nine-inch links will then make their way to grocery stores such as Publix, Wal Mart, Winn Dixie, Harvey’s, Fresh 4 Less, Piggly Wiggly and Revel’s Meat Market. 

Find The #SausageStimulus Today At (More Coming Soon):

Sage Holy Mole Deliverance Dog – a bacon wrapped jalapeño cheddar sausage dog with pork molé.

Jeri’s Midtown Cafe #SausageStimulus Sliders – Register’s Meat Company, Inc. Fire Station Dalmatian Cheddar Jalapeño smoked sausage, smoked Gouda and fried eggs piled high on 2 large Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls. Paired with avocado slices and your choice of smoked Gouda grits & apple butter or fresh fruit. $12

Bumpa’s is keeping it local with Register’s Meat Company, Inc. jalapeño cheddar sausage corn dogs! Comes with fries and a drink for $7.50. Give them a call to place your order for curbside pickup, 850-999-8652 /850-518-5564.

Raildroad Square Craft House – starting tomorrow you have 3 ways to order the Tally Mac Shack and Register’s Meat Company, Inc. #SausageStimulus 1) They’ve already announced the Red Beans and Rice topped with the Sliced up “dirty dog” BUT they couldn’t stop with that and talked to Coosh’s Bayou Rouge and got their super secret aioli recipe and now it’s even more! 2) Breakfast scramble with the “Dirty Dog” instead of the plane Jane sausage that was in it before. 3) Breakfast Burrito again swapping out the bacon and throwing in this mouth watering sausage! 


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