Wurst – Bratwurst and Fresh Sausage

    Let me start with the Bratwurst which is translated “Frying Sausage” and would include any of the fresh sausages we put on the grill. I know we refer to Bratwurst or Brats to the fresh German style sausages … Continue reading

Pork Shoulder/Boston Butts

The Boston Butt is the pork shoulder, weighs 6 to 9 pounds, can be bought bone in or boneless and is right now very affordable – look for sales in stores. The cheapest way to buy is 2 pieces vacuum … Continue reading

Peameal Bacon

Click here to see the definition of Peameal Bacon on Wikipedia. When we received the peameal bacon in our store we always sliced it thin and rolled the slices in cornmeal, that our customers get a nice crust when they … Continue reading

Making Wurst!

Last week I found Ground Pork for under $2.00 lbs at our Kroger store, it was very lean and even organic. So I bought 2 -1 lb packages to make the Wurst – Base Recipe posted on our ingeskitchen.com in … Continue reading

Buying Meat

The way we buy meat for our house. I am not and never was a believer in buying whole Sides of Beef, Beef Quarters, Freezer Bundles and whole Hogs for my home use. I always tried to analyze a customers … Continue reading

Making X-mas Sausage

We started the Boomers as a subgroup in our church and, as we have a couple of “Meatmen” in our group, decided to host an evening of Christmas sausage making as a social event and fundraiser for the church. Our … Continue reading

“A Trip down Memory Lane”

During the “Meat store owner” period of our life, catering and supplying parties with food used to be part of our weekly routine. So, when recently asked by one of our former customers/friends if we would consider cooking for a … Continue reading

About our Recipe section

Interested in our “Recipes” section? Together with this blog I also edit the Bavaria 4 U blog, which is all about that beautiful region of Germany. This blog also includes a section about the food there. Some of the articles … Continue reading