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The following recipe is a nice addition to a gift basket you can create for your favorite arm-chair sports fan. Include a variety of snack crackers, the sausage log, some spicy mustard and cheese of your choice.

Ingredients

Basic sausage:
5 pounds of ground beef
5 tablespoons Tender Quick (found in stores next to salt)
2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
Variations:
Smokey Summer Sausage:
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons mustard
1 tablespoon liquid smoke
Italian Sausage:
1 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons cracked fennel seeds
2 teaspoons coriander
Salami sausage:
2 teaspoons ground white pepper
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

Mix the beef, Tender Quick and spices for specific variation thoroughly; cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. To make sausage, shape into 5 rolls, about 1 pound each. Bake on a broiler rack in oven for 2 hours and 25 minutes at 275 degrees. Cool, slice, and serve.

Christine Malaski
Davenport



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