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Canadian Veal Breakfast Sausage - any recipes?

My wife is Canadian, and we live in Texas. We love the little veal breakfast sausages you get in Quebec, have been trying to find a recipe to give to our local butcher so he can make some for us. Can anyone help?

Jan 12, 2013
nyetknish in Home Cooking

San Antonio/ Riverwalk - Final Four Weekend help!

Absolutely try la Jaiba, at the Santa Rosa street end of the market and order seafood. I had the caldo (soup) de los siete mares, it was awesome, FRESH oysters, shrimp, octopus, crab, fish, in a really good broth, with tortillas it's a full meal, must be a quart, I had to take half of it home. Best mexican soup I've ever had, and it was only about nine bucks, the service was great. I've never seen it crowded, there are a couple of more popular places that get all the traffic that I haven't tried, but I can't imagine they are much better.

Apr 12, 2008
nyetknish in Texas

Food shopping in San Antonio

I just moved to San Antonio from the Upper Connecticut River Valley of NH/VT. I've been here a couple of months and looking for hookups to the best food markets. For example, bread. I've been searching for some good Italian/French style artisanal bread. There are plenty of Mexican bakeries. Being a gabacho, I went into one asking for "bread," and the woman behind the counter looked at me like I had two heads. OH, I thought to myself, they eat tortillas here, DUH! Next stop was La Madeleine, which has decent croissants, but their sourdough french is tasteless. City Market has bread that looks good but it's still supermarket bread. Are there any good bakeries who produce an authentic loaf?

Another quest is for real Italian ingredients, e.g. rope sausage. City Market has something that barely resembles Italian sausage and they charge an arm and a leg. Are there any good Italian delis? Asian groceries? How about a fish market. Obviously, Mexican ingredients are easy to get. Any other suggestions for ethnic/local/fresh/artisanal food ingredients, farmer's markets, etc. would be appreciated. By the way, I love it here.

Jan 21, 2008
nyetknish in Texas

Texas Best Barbecue Sauce Lament

Thanks for all the replies, I love this board. I checked out the Marzetti's website and while they do say they make the "original RIB STYLE," that's not the same as the "orignal" recipe. I actually called them a few years ago when I was going through withdrawal and they told me they stopped making the "original" recipe. I even offered to buy what they had left but they had none in stock. The "original rib style" is a sweet mess, IMHO. The nice thing about this sauce was that it was on most supermarket shelves where I live (Vermont/NH border) so it wasn't a big deal to get it. If any of you think you have found the original style vs. the original RIB style, please let me know.

Jul 14, 2006
nyetknish in Home Cooking