It had only been a couple of hours since we left Atlanta, but we skipped breakfast and were now hungry. Nothing returns me to primitive behavior like starving and then seeing “Sausage Store” over and over on billboards along I-75. It was Saturday at 2PM (they’re open Mon-Sat 7AM-7PM) so we were good.
After a quick pit stop to refuel at a gas station we head over to meat nirvana. Imagine an amped up Cracker Barrel and replace all the tchotchkes with Meats, Jellies and Sauces and you get the idea. I’ve never seen a Butcher Counter of this length before and it’s packed with everything imagineable.
There’s also an area right near the entrance where you can order Southern-style Breakfast and/or Lunch and then sit down to enjoy it. We still still had a few hours of trip left so I needed to be careful with what I chose to eat so as not to affect me later. I stayed away from anything with gravy in other words.
I ordered the large Spicy Country Sausage which is served on a giant Hot Dog bun. I added some mustard and it was good to go. My friend Ed bought a bunch of uncooked meats to take home. Don’t worry, Carroll’s also sells thermal bags to keep your food at the right temp.
If you find yourself driving on I-75 near Ashburn, Carroll’s Sausage & Country Store is a great stop to check out.
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