Pork Breakfast Sausage

I love a good breakfast sandwich. This breakfast sausage is my go-to when I crave a sausage, egg and cheese sandwich. Enjoy....

Pepperoni

I finally got around to making pepperoni. Somehow, since you see pepperoni everywhere in the stores, it delayed me from making it. ...

Spanish Salchichon

This recipe was one of my first attempts at fermented dried sausage. It is cold smoked and has fermentation culture. I love the result...

Salami Nola

This recipe was one of my first attempts at fermented dried sausage. It is cold smoked and has fermentation culture. The result was a...

Pork Pistachio Pate

I have never been a fan of liver. Therefore, I haven't attempted pate until now. Let me just say, this recipe appeals to lovers of...

Back to the Source!

Fall 2019 and spring 2020 has and will be spent exploring Spain. In Spain you cannot go into any grocery store (no matter how small)...

Time for more Dried Sausages!

We finished the last of our dried sausage during our 4th of July pool party. The charcuterie plate was devoured by our friends. (Not to...

Dried Pork Sausage Throwdown! - Part 1.

Its time to test out the golden rule of sausage making. Does using pork from heritage pigs make a difference?? Every cookbook and...

How to build a Dry-Curing Chamber

Unless you have a year round stable cool temperature basement, when you start to dry-cure sausage you will need some sort of dry-curing...

My first attempt at Dry Cured Full Muscle

As part of my continued exploration of Salumi making and Charcuterie, I wanted to try to create a high quality cured product that was not...

Time to smoke some sausage!

This past week I smoked a bunch of sausage. I made two types, Andouille and Garlic. The recipes for each one are in the "Enjoy" section...

Tools of the Trade

One of the first things I needed to decide on for making my Salumi was what equipment should I use? Here is the path I took to my...