The Perfect Hot Dog. Store-bought: lips and lungs and chuckle (look it up on Urban Dictionary) and chemicals galore. Mine: beef chuck, boneless pork, salt, garlic, paprika. What more reason do you need?
"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.