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?
Lamb belly makes amazing bacon.
In which I make merguez, delicious sausages from the Maghreb region of North Africa.
Merguez sausage for Charcutepalooza.
Story of a visit to a central Ohio lamb and herb farm that inspired the recipe for a local and seasonal mint lamb sausage.
Making sausage was really hard and I got blood and guts all over my kitchen. It was totally worth it though.
4 Types of Sausage. 3 Types of Meat. All kinds of delicious for Charcutepalooza May 2011.
Includes a Video on technique courtesy of The Annapolis Sound, and My Butcher and More.
The May challenge for Charcutepalooza was grinding either Merguez or Chorizo. I chose to do both! The chorizo was fantastic as tacos, topped with 7 month aged cheddar, and an avocado-tomatillo salsa.
May has been a heck of a month ... time for sausage!
Heart, Spleen, & Kidney Merguez inspired by Bob Zrenner's "Le Merguez" featured at Franks 'N' Dawgs.
My submission to Charcutepalooza Week #5, the Merguez Frites sandwich I miss so much from living in Paris.