Bangers, anybody?

Reader Contribution by Cole Ward

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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>This is not what you think, folks. A banger is a British sausage, and they’re goooood.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Last Saturday afternoon, a bunch of folks from my local Vermont area got together at the home (or rather, in the garage) of friends Charles and Carol Cooley, who very graciously hosted a sausage-making workshop. As in, from recipe to finished product.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Together, we made:</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Lamb, Ginger and Fruit sausage</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>British Bangers (there they are again!)</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Chorizo, Red Wine and Brandy sausage, and</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>We started with the cubed meat – which I had cut up before, because who wants to watch anyone (even the best-looking butcher) chopping away for an hour. </span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>After the meat was ground, we added the various spices, and everyone had a turn mixing. With bare hands in a very cold garage. Luckily, the lovely Carol had hot cider to warm us all up. This is the lovely Carol mixing sausage meat.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>It was fun, and everyone went home with ten pounds of lovely delicious sausages.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>And as a reward to you for reading this far, here’s the recipe for British Bangers:</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>6 lbs fresh pork butt</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>4 tsp salt</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>4 C fresh bread crumbs</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>3 tsp ground white pepper</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>¾ tsp ground mace</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>¾ tsp ground coriander</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>1 tsp nutmeg, ground</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>6 egg yolks, beaten</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>1 sausage casing, hog, narrow</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>PS:  If any of you are interested in hosting your own sausage workshop, leave a comment on this blog and we’ll get back to you.  Lots of fun.</span>
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