Is kielbasa German or Polish?

Chef's answer
Kielbasa is the Polish word for "sausage" but it's commonly called Polish sausage. And, just like its German cousin the "wurst", it can come to you in many forms.
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In the U.S., kielbasa is typically smoked and completely cooked before being packaged. This is similar to how American hot dogs are fully cooked when sold, as opposed to the fresh, raw sausage links, or "brats" cooked every Labor Day weekend.
Sausage is done once it is firm in the middle, it will still be pink, that is because we use Veal &.
Also known as Polish sausage, this meat is made of pork or a combination or pork and beef. It has a strong garlic flavor along with pimentos, cloves, marjoram and smoke. It's often paired with sauerkraut and is usually grilled, seared or smoked..
Kielbasa is the Polish word for "sausage" but it's commonly called Polish sausage. And, just like its German cousin the "wurst", it can come to you in many forms.
In the U.S., kielbasa is typically smoked and completely cooked before being packaged. This is similar to how American hot dogs are fully cooked when sold, as opposed to the fresh, raw sausage links, or "brats" cooked every Labor Day weekend.
Most of them have been smoked and you can eat them, but it's a good idea to cook them because it will kill any bacteria. Really, if you just read the directions on the package it will clear up any questions. Most sausages in the grocery store can be eaten without cooking, but it will taste better if you cook it.
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