Charcutepalooza June: Stuffing sausages!

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge forced Ethan to move to Toronto just so he could help out 😉 And thank goodness because it really does take three people to stuff a sausage. Seriously. Throughout the whole time (hours!) that Ethan, Mr Neil and I were stuffing sausages, we were wondering how we would have done this … Read more

Spicy merguez moussaka

I’m thrilled to be sharing my recipe for Spicy Merguez Moussaka today over at my friend Jen’s site, My Kitchen Addiction.  She’s recovering from surgery and I had this recipe still to post  from last month’s Charcutepalooza challenge – meat grinding so I thought it would be perfect – not only is it insanely easy, … Read more

Charcutepalooza April: The hot smoking challenge

This post is about the making of a sandwich.  Michael Ruhlman’s eggs Benedict from scratch, to be specific.  When he posted about it  the day before this month’s Charcutepalooza challenge (hot smoking) was announced, I wondered if smoked bacon might figure and was delighted that it did!  Neil and I decided to smoke some salmon … Read more