If you are in the bbq community, you are very familiar with the fatty. For the lay person, a fatty is a 1 pound breakfast sausage that is slow-smoked whole.
I have been making fatties since the purchase of my first smoker (NB Bandera). However, a recent discovery of the "New Improved Flavor" of Jimmy Dean has taken the fatty to a whole new level. I don't know what this "new" and "improved" flavor is, but the folks over at Jimmy Dean's have really struck gold. Everyone that has had this sausage has just raved about it. I wish I could take some of the credit, but I will always give credit where credit is due.
If you regularly make fatties, you should try these Jimmy Dean sausages. I sliced my smoked fatty and served the slices on warm biscuits with tomato and mustard: