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Enthusiast of the Month

Meet Juliana, Enthusiast of the Month!

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About Juliana:

From the streets of the Windy City to the Sunshine State of Florida, Juliana is a food fanatic whipping up delicious delectables that combine her love of Chicago-style eats and southern comfort food. With her hands full wrangling the home front and managing the lives of her family of six, Juliana still finds the time to play mad scientist in the kitchen creating fantastic recipes and reinventing how her family thinks about food. This full-time mom is anything but typical!


Juliana is also a social media recipe guru, and you can find her on Instagram @graciouslysweetlife, Twitter @graciouslysweet, Facebook (Graciously Sweet) and her blog

Why Juliana Is Our Enthusiast of the Month:

Juliana’s a new fan to Johnsonville, and her appetite for creating with Johnsonville is insatiable. She loves to take the flavors of Johnsonville products and use them in ways that are beyond the obvious. She loves to create bold, new recipes by deconstructing the products and building them up into some outrageous flavor combinations. Juliana says, “I remove casings, garnish grillers with over-the-top goodies, and just plain kick up the brat bun and add some crazy grilled toppings. I mean, have you ever used a cinnamon roll as a hamburger or brat bun? Two of my favorite griller toppers are grilled peaches and an incredible cream cheese, sweet potato, and jalapeño spread.”


For Juliana, there’s no other brand of sausage but Johnsonville, and she loves the ease of use and the incredible flavors. According to Juliana, “I know if I don't have time to whip up my own burger recipes, I can rely on the greatness of Johnsonville! I love it and lay in bed at night thinking of ways I can rediscover the use of Johnsonville products.”

“I know if I don't have time to whip up my own burger recipes, I can rely on the greatness of Johnsonville!”

Juliana’s Favorite Johnsonville Moment

Juliana’s favorite Johnsonville moments start at the grill. Affectionately known as “the grill girl,” Juliana’s passion for grilling is a daily adventure. Making great food for others is one of the biggest inspirations for her. “I truly love burgers and the wonderful smoky smell of brats over an open flame. There is nothing like having a bunch of people swimming in your pool and smelling the savory aroma of sausage and burgers.”


Thanks for sharing your passion and for being Johnsonville’s September Enthusiast of the Month!


Could You Be Our Next Enthusiast Of The Month?

Maybe you have created the best recipes, have the best cooking tips or tailgating ideas. How do you make Johnsonville yours?

Anyone can eat Johnsonville, but do you live Johnsonville? If your love of Johnsonville runs through each and every part of your life, you just might have what it takes to be an Enthusiast of the Month.

Let us know how you live Johnsonville. Do you have the best recipes, cooking tips or tailgating ideas? Share your story with us!

How do you make Johnsonville yours? Show us your true colors—you can be a part of Johnsonville history!

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