The Wurst of Lucky Peach: A Treasury of Encased Meat by Chris Ying and Editors of Lucky Peach

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  • Mexican chorizo
    • Categories: Main course; Mexican
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; fatback; ancho chiles; bay leaves; thyme; marjoram; Mexican oregano; ground canela; ground cloves; apple cider vinegar
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    • Categories: Main course; Mexican
    • Ingredients: poblano chiles; serrano chiles; cilantro; ground pork; spinach powder
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    • Categories: Main course; Italian
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; pork belly; pancetta; chile flakes; fennel seeds; garlic
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    • Categories: Main course; Italian
    • Ingredients: fatback; egg whites; pistachio nuts; pork shoulder; pink curing salt #1; paprika; nutmeg; almond extract; dried milk; milk; black peppercorns; collagen casings
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    • Categories: Main course; American
    • Ingredients: hog casings; tripe; pork skin; beef sirloin steaks; pork shoulder; dried milk; ground cayenne pepper; paprika; chile powder; dry mustard; pink curing salt #1; ground coriander; yellow mustard
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    • Categories: Breakfast / brunch; Cooking ahead
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; fatback; dried sage; chile flakes; dried thyme; nutmeg; ground cinnamon; maple syrup; sheep casings
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    • Categories: Main course; Cooking ahead; American
    • Ingredients: hog casings; pineapple juice; whole lobsters; shrimp; carrots; celery; red peppers; butter; egg whites; chives; breadcrumbs; ground cayenne pepper
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    • Categories: Main course; French
    • Ingredients: duck legs; pancetta; fatback; duck confit; caul fat
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    • Categories: Main course; Cajun & Creole
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; amber lager; scallions; chicken livers; jasmine rice; ground cayenne pepper; pimentón; hog casings
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  • Pizza sausage
    • Categories: Main course; American
    • Ingredients: black peppercorns; fennel seeds; coriander seeds; chile flakes; ground pork; Parmesan cheese; cream cheese; tomato powder; garlic powder; basil; oregano; marjoram; hog casings
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    • Categories: Main course; Thanksgiving
    • Ingredients: turkey breast; pork shoulder; fatback; Sichuan peppercorns; coriander seeds; whole star anise; dried red chiles; nutmeg; breadcrumbs; heavy cream; onions; lemons; hog casings
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    • Categories: Main course; North African
    • Ingredients: ground cumin; ground fennel; ground allspice; ground caraway; powdered citric acid; shallots; garlic; parsley; lamb shoulder; fatback; sheep casings; Aleppo pepper; granulated garlic; sweet paprika; ground cayenne pepper
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; North African; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Kewpie mayonnaise; Aleppo pepper; granulated garlic; powdered citric acid; pimentón; ground cumin; garlic powder; sweet paprika; ground caraway; ground cayenne pepper
    • Accompaniments: Merguez
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    • Categories: Spice / herb blends & rubs; North African
    • Ingredients: Aleppo pepper; granulated garlic; powdered citric acid; pimentón; ground cumin; garlic powder; sweet paprika; ground caraway; ground cayenne pepper
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    • Categories: Main course; Cajun & Creole
    • Ingredients: veal shoulder; pork shoulder; fatback; white peppercorns; coriander seeds; mustard seeds; whole cloves; mace; allspice berries; dried thyme; nutmeg; chestnuts; pork stock; bay leaves; brandy; heavy cream; breadcrumbs; hog casings
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    • Categories: Main course; German
    • Ingredients: veal; pork shoulder; white pepper; ground ginger; nutmeg; dry mustard; heavy cream; hog casings
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    • Categories: Main course; Slovenian
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; fatback; beer; dried milk; garlic; paprika; pink curing salt #1; Emmental cheese; hog casings; wood chips
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    • Categories: Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: beef; beef livers; beef spleens; garlic; sticky rice; beef casings
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    • Categories: Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; fatback; sticky rice; garlic; hog casings
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    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Main course; American
    • Ingredients: onions; lager beer; bratwurst sausages; submarine sandwich rolls; mustard
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  • Hot dog chili
    • Categories: Chili; Main course; American
    • Ingredients: onions; ground beef; tomato ketchup; hot sauce; Worcestershire sauce; pimentón
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  • Completo
    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Main course; Chilean
    • Ingredients: avocados; hot dogs; submarine sandwich rolls; sauerkraut; tomatoes; mayonnaise
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  • Danger dog
    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Main course; American
    • Ingredients: hot dogs; bacon; onions; bell peppers; hot dog buns
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    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Fried doughs; Main course; American
    • Ingredients: cornmeal; ground cayenne pepper; huitlacoche; milk; oil; frankfurters
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  • Waffle hot dogs
    • Categories: Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: milk; all-purpose flour; hot dogs
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  • Mexican chorizo

    • twoyolks on May 24, 2018

      A really nice chorizo with a lot of depth of flavor. A bit different than a "standard" chorizo but I really liked it.

  • Grilled carrot hot dogs with lamb-neck mole

    • babyfork on February 09, 2017

      This was pretty amazing! I was skeptical about the carrots taking on the flavor of the herbs and spices, but it worked! I poured in cold filtered water and baked for 1 hour and 10 minutes and the consistency of the carrots was perfect; cooked through, but not falling apart. I added some more chocolate to the mole and also simmered longer. I refrigerated and reheated the next day and simmered more and added the juice of one lime, but not the chopped shallot. I would advise making this the night before to let the flavors marry. I wasn't wild about the taste of the mole, so served separately and let people add the shredded braised lamb and sauce with mole as they liked. We topped with avocado, cherry tomatoes, crème fraîche, cilantro, scallions, pickled jalapeno, and French's fried onions. I meant to put out queso fresco and shredded sharp cheddar too, but forgot. When the mole was mixed with everything on the carrot dogs it was really good. Winner!

  • Pizza sausage

    • meginyeg on February 02, 2021

      I made this but I heavily edited it due to some ingredients not being possible to get. It was still really good. I really like the texture the cream cheese added, When the grocery stores have more fresh herbs like basil, oregano, etc I will try again as I think the dried didn't do a great job of replicating the flavor that is suppose to come through. The flavour is definitely reminiscent of pepperoni though.

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  • ISBN 10 0804187770
  • ISBN 13 9780804187770
  • Published Apr 05 2016
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 240
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Clarkson Potter

Publishers Text

The best in wurst from around the world, with enough sausage-themed stories and pictures stuffed between these two covers to turn anyone into a forcemeat aficionado.

Lucky Peach
presents a cookbook as a scrapbook, stuffed with curious local specialties, like cevapi, a caseless sausage that’s traveled all the way from the Balkans to underneath the M tracks in Ridgewood, Queens; a look into the great sausage trails of the world, from Bavaria to Texas Hill Country and beyond; and the ins and outs of making your own sausages, including fresh chorizo.


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