French garlic sausage

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Trimmed pork shoulder or loin, cut into 1/2x1
¾ \N Inch strips
½ pounds Trimmed pork fat, ut into 1/2x1 3/4 inch strips
¼ cup Peeled natural pistachios, coarsely chopped
2 teaspoons Salt
2 teaspoons Whole black peppercorns, coarsely grounded
1½ teaspoon Minced fresh garlic
1 \N 12 tsp minced fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp dried
¼ teaspoon Ground ginger
1 teaspoon Freshly grated nutmeg
⅛ teaspoon Ground allspice
2 larges Eggs
1 large Egg white
⅓ cup Cognac or white wine

From: Bon Appeti March 1981

Rinse sausage casings and soak in tepid water for 1 hour. Freeze pork and fat 30 minutes, then grind fat through fine blade of grinder and pork through coarse blade.(see note) Mix in pistachios, salt, peppercorns, garlic, thyme, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Combine eggs, egg white and Cognac. Stir into sausage 1 tablespoon at a time Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Stuff sausages mixture into casings. Tie or twist into 12 links.

Hang in a cool spot until dry or refrigerate on rack, turning occasionally, 24-48 hours. TO COOK: Bring water to simmer in Dutch oven or large saucepan. add sausages, cover and poach gently until sausages are cooked through, about 445 minutes.

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by Bon Appeti March 1981 on Mar 10, 1997.

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