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Chorizo sausage lends bold flavor to roasted chicken and root vegetables.

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Food: More than just another sausage — a chorizo primer

At its most basic, chorizo is a sausage made from chopped or ground pork and a ton of seasonings, often including garlic. The flavors are deeply smoky and savory, with varying degrees of heat. Most are assertive and peppery, but not truly spicy.


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