Charcutepalooza Recipes Index

Home-cured Bacon and a review of Alexian Pate

~ Brined Pork Belly ~ It’s been over a year since I started to post homemade … Continue reading

The Grand Finale: Charcutepalooza Cassoulet

~ Duck, Sausage and White Bean Stew ~ Finally the finale. The year of meat has … Continue reading

The Cure and a Recipe for Spinach Salad with Warm Balsamic Vinaigrette

Charucutepalooza #11: The Cure – Air Dried Pork Tenderloin I knew the mini-bar had a purpose. … Continue reading

Pork Rillettes with Calvados and a recipe for Apple Prune Chutney

 Charcutepalooza Challenge #10: Stretching Pork Rillettes with Calvados  These little pots of meaty goodness promise to … Continue reading

The Boar and the Pig: Pâté de Campagne

~ Boar Pâté with Cranberries and Pistachios ~ Any excuse I have to make pâté is … Continue reading

Kale Wrapped Salmon and Scallop Mousseline with Tomato Coulis

~ Charcutepalooza Challenge #8: Mousseline (and Cinematic Musings) ~ Even Fred Flintstone needs a break from meat … Continue reading

Homemade Bratwurst and a recipe for Beer Mustard

~ Homemade Bratwurst and a recipe for Beer Mustard ~ This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge had the … Continue reading

Homemade Italian Sausage and Broccolini Pasta (and the Search for the Elusive Casing)

A recipe for Sausage and Broccolini Pasta and a tale of the Elusive Casing Charcutepalooza Round … Continue reading

Homemade Merguez

For this month’s Charcutepalooza event, we were challenged  to make our own bulk sausage, either as breakfast … Continue reading

Smoking Hot: Salmon and a Smoky Chowder Recipe

Smoked Salmon Chowder This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge is smoking hot, all right. The instructions? To hot … Continue reading