Here are today’s five things to know about Pigs-in-a-Blanket
- The first written record of pigs in a blanket occurs in Betty Crocker’s Cooking for Kids in 1957.
- Pigs in a blanket are also known as devils on horsebacks, kilted sausages, and wiener winks.
- In the United Kingdom, pigs in blankets are small sausages, or chipolatas wrapped up in bacon.
- In America, pigs in a blanket often refers to hot dogs, Vienna sausages, or breakfast sausages wrapped in biscuit dough, croissant dough or a pancake and then baked.
- You can combine these dishes by wrapping your sausage in bacon, then cooking them into a biscuit or croissant.
Pigs in a blanket are usually different from sausage rolls, which are a larger, more filling item served for breakfast and lunch in parts of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and, more rarely, the United States and Canada.
The name can also refer…
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