Sausage

Jun 30

An improved hot dog – The Spiral

Not only is July, National Hot Dog Month (also National Baked Bean Month and Pickle Month too), but July the 4th, US Independence Day, is the biggest hot dog holiday of the year, with 155 million being consumed. Not only is that impressive, but according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, during the …

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Mar 31

Sausage Making Marathon

Refrigerator Stuffed with Sausage

Stuart and I just finished making six different types of sausage today; Uncle Nick Stabile’s Italian Cheese & Pork, Sweet Italian, Hot Italian, British Bangers, American Breakfast and Spanish Style Chorizo. Last night I ground 22.5 pounds of Pork Loin, Shoulder and Fat Trimmings (~70 % Lean). This morning Stuart and I seasoned the ground …

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Mar 23

One Dish Cooking (Sausage & Potatoes)

I love one dish cooking. I don’t mind messing up prep dishes but cleaning them: Ick. One of the most rustically delicious, one-dish meals I make is Sausage with Potatoes.  It’s so seriously easy & has a great combination of flavor that is perfect for a busy night.  I often mix it up in the …

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Feb 12

Kishka (Polish Blood Sausage)

Kishka (Polish Blood Sausage)

“A cook turns a sausage, big with blood and fat, over a scorching blaze, without a pause to broil it quick” a quote from Homer’s Odyssey was most likely referencing a blood sausage (Kishka) such as pictured to the left is of Slavic origin and literally means “gut” or “intestine”. Traditionally blood sausage is found …

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