Stuff It! DIY Sausage

Summertime is upon us, and it's time to bust out the grill and sear up some sausage. Making your own is easier than you think, and the rewards are worth the effort.

Hot Dogs
Hot Dogs
Store-bought franks are snouts and ... other parts. Make your own with top-quality meat for the best flavor. (Image via Eat Live Travel Write)
Italian Sausages
Italian Sausages
Hot or sweet, Italian sausages bring big flavor to the party. (Image via NPR)
Chorizo
Chorizo
A pinch of pimientón makes these Mexican and Spanish sausages muy caliente(Image via The Cultivated Life)

Cajun Andouille Sausages
Yes, there are as many recipes for andouille as there are Cajuns, but Hank's is top-notch. Plus, it's made with venison. (Image via Hunter Angler Gardener Cook)
Texas Hot Guts
Fatty, smoky, beefy, peppery Texas style smoked sausages. (Image via Leave Me the Oink)
Southwestern Pork Sausage
Southwestern Pork Sausage
A pork link sausage with great southwest flavors that you can also make into patties if you don't have an extruder. (Image via SB Canning)
Sai Oua
Sai Oua
Bursting with flavors of garlic, galangal, lemongrass and chilies, this Thai-Lao sausage is a major crowdpleaser, and an unexpected twist to any grill fest. (Image via Tasting Table)
Merguez
Merguez
Gamy lamb pairs beautifully with aromatic North African spices in this sausage. (Image via Butcher's Apprentice)
Currywurst
Currywurst
German currywurst is nice and all, but it's usually rather a tame affair. Put a big punch of curry spices into the knockwursts themselve for the Kaiser of Currywursts. (Image via Spectacularly Delicious)
Bratwurst
Bratwurst
Don't fear the wurst. Get your brat on. (Image via Foodie Lawyer)
Bockwurst
Bockwurst
Make a traditional German-American style of bockwurst, a soft, rich sausage typically poached in bock beer. Hank used snow goose for this recipe, but any meat works.(Image via Hunter Angler Gardener Cook)
Boudin Blanc
Boudin Blanc
Stephanie Rosenbaum hangs out with a group of sociable DIY'ers determined to beat the fear of meat-ing with a 30-pound batch of French boudin blanc.(Image via KQED Bay Area Bites)
Cheddar, Sage & Sherry Sausages
Cheddar, Sage & Sherry Sausages
Savory, tender, and moist home made sausages flavored with cheddar, sage, and cherry. (Image via One Vanilla Bean)
Chicken Sausage
Chicken Sausage
The mild flavor of chicken--or turkey--makes a great canvas for a variety of flavors, from sun dried tomatoes and pine nuts to bold Asian flavors. (Image via Tartare)
Duck Sausage
Duck Sausage
Meatier than other poultry, duck stands up to bolder flavors. (Image via Leave Me the Oink)

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