Monday, April 2, 2007

Make Sausage at Home - Let's Get Started!

Home Sausage Making!

What could be better? The old saying “you never want to watch sausage being made, or what goes into it” is what drives many of us these days to make our own sausage at home. We can control cleanliness, quality, ingredients, and in the process, use our favorite spice recipes. We can readily experiment to find our own favorite combinations of meats and spices. Sometimes, you may just want to mix it up a little bit, and make up a batch of something different. The internet is full of sausage recipes from which to choose.

One thing, we, as modern world citizens never seem to have enough of, is time to do all of the things that we want to do to raise the quality of our life experiences. So with that in the back of my mind, I have made quite a number of batches of sausage, always with the thought that I could probably cut down on the number of steps involved, and save some of that precious personal time! Many of the How-To pages I have viewed on the internet seem to be slightly overly complicated, and suggest the requirement of a lot of extra tools. I’m not disrespecting any of the helpful web pages that I myself learned from…..far from it! But, I think I have distilled the whole process down to a minimum of tools, steps, and effort…… and, more importantly Less Time!

What follows is a pictorial step-by-step description of my own personal sausage making tips and tricks. I called up my good friend and Photographer Extraordinaire, Dane Tessler, and asked him if he would pictorially document the process if I could bribe him with a batch of sausage to take home. Thankfully, Dane jumped at the chance, as he and his family have many times enjoyed batches of sausage that we made together in my kitchen.

All of the photography is Copyright Dane Tessler, and may not be used in any way without written permission from Dane. While we are on the subject of copyright, all materials presented here are copyright Jerry Kneupper and may not be used without specific written consent.

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So, with that out of the way, let’s get started.

-=- Jerry -=-

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Anonymous said...

Great site and very helpful to us "first-timers" I'm now making my own thanks in part to your help!

And........I love the fattie pages!

Anonymous said...

Great site and very helpful to us "first-timers" I'm now making my own thanks in part to your help!

And........I love the fattie pages!

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