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?
Ryan Farr is a firm believer that with the help of some basic tools and a few simple techniques, home cooks can easily make their own links. Lao-style pork sausage is flavored with kaffir lime, galangal, garlic and fish sauce.
These fermented sausages are a Northeastern Thai specialty popular throughout Thailand. Now they're gaining popularity in the West. Try your hand at making them yourself!