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?
Contrary to popular opinion, mortadella really is just baloney and even good hot dogs are still hot dogs.
Charcutepalooza Fun and Games with Emulsified meat and Bung!
"Brat" is right! This month was fraught with drama as we tried stuffing emulsified sausage into casings. A no-go with the Kitchenaid, so we had to go the old fashioned way--by hand. Drama-laden, but delicious nonetheless.
Adventures with Italian cold cuts...and sausage casings.
Weisswurst and hot dogs for the July Charcutepalooza challenge!
In which I overcome my distaste for bologna and make mortadella.
Hot dog makin', dead possum wranglin' One hopes that never the twain shall meet. Well they did.
Emulsified sausages, the charcutepalooza challenge for July. Pain in the neck, but - eventually - all's well that blends well.
For the June Charcutepalooza challenge - stuffing sausage meat into casings - I tried my hand at making Chicago style all-beef hot dogs.