Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing

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The Sausage Maker Inc, 1984 - Cooking - 503 pages
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"One of the most definitive manuals on sausage making in the English language." --Craig Claiborne

"If I could only have one book on sausage making this would be the one." --

  • Curing and smoking meat using natural and synthetic casings
  • Selecting and storing meat and choosing other ingredients
  • Fresh Italian Sausage, Dried Beef, Andouille Sausage, Kippered Salmon

    Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing is the most comprehensive book available on sausage making and meat curing and has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. It is easily understood, contains a wide variety of recipes, and is very effective in helping solve common problems. It is written by a man who learned the art of sausage making and meat curing at a very young age and who made a living smoking and curing meats.


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    Review: Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing: 4th Edition

    User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

    Instructions for making your own sausage and curing meat without the additives of commerical food processing. There are informative photographs throughout. Read full review

    Review: Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing: 4th Edition

    User Review  - Shawnie - Goodreads

    We've made several of the sausage recipes out of this book...delicious! All were fairly easy. The second batch went much quicker after we got the hang of the process. Excellent photos and diagrams. Today we're making Fresh Jalapeno Sausage and Chorizo! Read full review


    How It All Began
    Artery Pumping
    Brining Meat
    Vacuum Packing
    Smoke Generators
    Smokehouse Controls
    Salted Casings
    Curved Collagen Casings

    Common terms and phrases

    About the author (1984)

    Rytek Kutas spent his entire life learning and perfecting the art of sausage making, beginning with depression-era Christmases making kielbasa with his family. He is deceased.

    Rytek Kutas perfected the art and craft of sausage making.

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