We did it.  Our sausage making day was a success.  That might be jumping the gun a little because they are still hanging to dry so we haven’t actually gotten to taste them yet.  But they look good!

 

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How many men does it take to…. ??

 

First you have to mix the beef and pork together along with all the seasonings.

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Wine goes into the meat for flavor and to get the needed wet consistency.

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We ran out of wine.  Gee… I wonder why!!!

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Linda checking for the correct consistency of the meat.

 

Now it’s time to stuff the hog casings.  First a demo by Ron then Kevin took over.

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After the links are made they need to be tied off.  Linda is a master at this… it took Joyce and I a bit to catch on.

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Making sure Joyce is doing it right!

 

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It’s never too early to introduce the next generation to this family tradition.

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Four generations of sausage makers!

 

I think know Dad would be proud.

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