It is counter-intuitive, but water is your biggest friend in the sausage stuffing process. Keeping your hands clean, and keeping the casings and newly prepared sausage wet are extremely helpful. The moisture makes clean up a bit easier as well.
The term “corn” stems from Old English and is used to describe any small, hard granules or kernels. In the case of "corned beef," the word refers to the coarse granular salts that were used to cure the beef.
In Baltimore, when you order a sandwich in a sub shop, a specialty called “hots” is offered along with the usual condiments. I imagine this relish would be amazing on scrambled eggs, on tortilla chips like salsa, or served over grilled chicken.
In British taverns, pub cheese is commonly served in ramekins alongside some “crisps” on the bar for thirsty patrons. It is a spicy, creamy concoction that goes well with chips, crackers or crudités, and makes an amazing addition to a hamburgers.
This homemade version of Guinness mustard has a nutty, vaguely sweet flavor and a nice mouth feel. It is surprisingly easy to make and it was fascinating to watch the seeds expand as they absorbed the liquid.
Homemade preserves and jams with farm-fresh fruit are the essence of rural Italian cuisine. This tangy marmalade has a unique, slightly tart aftertaste that is a fabulous contrast when paired with cheeses, crackers, and a sparkling white wine.