Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Mortadella and the indelible mark of Charcutepalooza
Team FoodieLawyer's take on charcutepalooza's blending challenge = homemade brats!
Chicago-style all-beef hot dogs, with some points about preparation and positioning your KitchenAid for optimum shoulder happiness (in the post and in the comments).
Of all the Charcutepalooza sausage challenge, this one was the most successful so far. Photo by CJ Cushieri
Red Hot Hot Dogs for the July Charcutepalooza Challenge
We went for Ruhlman and Polcyn's Chicago-style All-beef Hot Dogs for July's Charcutepalooza Challenge, and were very happy with the results. Doesn't everybody make hot dogs for the 4th of July?
July Charcutepalooza Post- Hot Dogs on the Fourth of July
Making all-beef hot dogs from scratch... running them "through the garden", bringing back memories of summers with my grandparents.
Homemade hot dogs for Charcutepalooza. Made with beef and no pink salt. Stuffed with a pastry bag.
Contrary to popular opinion, mortadella really is just baloney and even good hot dogs are still hot dogs.