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Making Lao Sausage with the “Meat Club”

The Meat Club


sausageFor the past couple of years I’ve been periodically getting together with a group of friends known as “The Meat Club” to make charcuterie:  pates, terrines, and various types of sausage.  We haven’t gotten together for about a year, since the great boudin blanc making episode, but re-assembled at my house on Sunday to make Laotian sausage.  During a previous get-together we made Thai sausage, which was a big hit, and we were exited to try a recipe which contained many of the same seasonings. read more

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Adventures in Canning: Spicy Pickled Carrots

carrotsThis post was written by my friend Amy with whom I have been doing cooking projects, at times on a monthly basis, for about five years.  At the time we were participating in the Tigress Can Jam, a year-long (2010) food blogger’s challenge, with me as a non-blogging participant.  Some of the participants have gone on to food blogging fame and successful cookbook-writing careers including Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars, Kate Payne of the Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking,  and Ashley English of Small Measure. read more

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