Curry Brat Currywurst for Oktoberfest

It’s that time of year again…Oktoberfest! Beer, pretzels, sausage. I don’t know if currywurst is a traditional Oktoberfest dish but it is for Cheryl and me. It’s one of our favorite German festival foods and I make some for our Oktoberfest party. This year I’m putting a spin on the currywurst with a new sausage:…

Thai Green Curry Sausage Banh Mi Sandwich

A Thai seasoned sausage is one which I’ve had in mind for a while. Cheryl and I both enjoy Thai food and when it comes to picking the meat for our take out order I usually go with pork. I know, big surprise. One evening I had a eureka moment when it dawned on me…

Jerk Spice Pork Sausage

We just returned from what is becoming an annual thawing out trip to Antigua. This year our plane took off in a snowstorm which as you can imagine made us very happy when we got the beach. What made us even happier though was returning to Chicago to find spring had sprung! And because of…

The Cubano Sausage

The Cuban sandwich is one of my favorite sandwiches, and ever since I started getting creative with sausage flavors I’ve wanted to make one based on the delicious Cubano. I came up with the idea after eating a ‘gyro sausage’ for lunch one day and thought the Cubano’s flavors (pork, ham, cheese, and pickles) would…

Oktoberfest Sausage – Onion Brat!

Looking back I’ve noticed it’s been over a year since I’ve posted a new sausage recipe. Since it’s Oktoberfest time I thought this would be a good week to unveil my latest creation: homemade Onion Brats. I’m not breaking any new ground with this onion brat, as I’m sure it’s been done, but I’m impressed…

Two New Sausages: Mango-Poblano Pepper and Apple-Sage

I’ve been practicing my sausage making skills over the winter and last week I decided it was time to test myself.  Grilling season is approaching here in Chicago so it was time to use the basic skills I’ve acquired and invent something delicious.  I settled on two new flavors: a mango-poblano pepper sausage and an…