A complete sausage-making manual from meat mastermind Ryan Farr, with more than 100 how-to pictures. Detailed descriptions of the process provide accessible and authoritative information for all levels of cooks. DIY cooks, weekend warriors and meat lovers will learn the secrets behind Farr's acclaimed 4505 hot dogs, as well as all sorts of other handmade sausages (cased and uncased). Includes the basics of sausage making for all styles, detailed process how-to's, plus 10 master recipes and 45 recipes for your own handmade sausage and fixings.
Ryan Farr is chef, butcher and founder of 4505 Meats, who has been a leader in the American butchery revival. He is a self-taught butcher and an irrepressible entrepreneur. He sells his patented chicarrones, artisan sausages and artisan meats at the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, at his Mission District butcher shop, in gourmet markets throughout California (and soon, nationwide), and online. He also teaches sellout butchery classes.