Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Homemade Sausage anyone?

Okay, I just made some homemade sausage in my new sausage

grinder. My Granny gave it to me. Right now it's boiling

because I don't know another way to cure raw meat. Okay, I just

checked the sausage and I overfilled one of them and the casing

has burst. It smelled like a Vienna beef hot dog but it didn't

taste like one.
I bought some cheap cuts of beef and pork and ground them in

the grinder. Then I mixed it all together with spices and tried

to re-grind it but that didn't work well so I disassembled the

tube on the grinder and pushed it through into the casing by

hand--literally. My hands have been covered in raw seasoned

meat for about an hour. I used bleach to wash them and bleached

all of the utensils before putting them into the dishwasher.

Also I added tofu. I wanted an all soy sausage but I didn't

know how to process that for the correct texture.
If anyone has any suggestions on how to make sausage better,

leave a comment.
Oh and Jamie Foxx

was particularly delightful singing with Rascal Flatts on the

41st Annual Country Music Awards Wednesday. He looked really

good too. I guess country music is in his blood seeing how he's

from Texas and all--I reckon.