Mortadella

Bologna gets a bad rap, as do cold cuts, hot dogs and other such tube steaks. Some of it is rightly earned. There were reasons the butcher figured out how to make these forms of meat, frugality being high on the list. But when frugality turns into cheap, that’s where you get into problems. Adding fillers and other non meat products reduces the process from craft to crap.

We are currently making all of our sausage and cured meats and it proves that the end product is no better than the beginning ingredients. There is no alchemy in starting with … more »

Mortadella

Bologna gets a bad rap, as do cold cuts, hot dogs and other such tube steaks. Some of it is rightly earned. There were reasons the butcher figured out how to make these forms of meat, frugality being high on the list. But when frugality turns into cheap, that’s where you get into problems. Adding fillers and other non meat products reduces the process from craft to crap.

We are currently making all of our sausage and cured meats and it proves that the end product is no better than the beginning ingredients. There is no alchemy in starting with … more »