Basic Irish Sausage
Courtesy: Jack Devaney


"If you are tired of the standard spicy yucky American sausage then it is time you tried this recipe!"

1 1/2 lb lean pork                                                                  
8 oz pork fat, without gristle
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1 tsp salt
Fresh-ground pepper
1 pinch dried sage or marjoram
1 oz white breadcrumbs (optional)
Ground ginger, mace, nutmeg, cloves, cayenne pepper

Mince the meat and fat twice, then mix very well and season. (Fry a teaspoon or so each time to check the flavor until you get it the way you like it.) Add the herbs and breadcrumbs and any spices used. Fill casings as usual.

Mmm. Now that some kind of good eating.