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Where to find sausage casings (westside if possible)

carln Feb 15, 2009 09:51 AM

I would like to stuff some sausages tomorrow but dont know where to get casings. Does anyone know of a place on the westside? If not the westside, i would be willing to drive a bit to ge them. thx

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    Burger Boy RE: carln Feb 15, 2009 11:31 AM

    Try Huntington Meats in The Farmers Market (3rd & Fairfax)

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      carln RE: Burger Boy Feb 15, 2009 03:36 PM

      Thanks Burger Boy. I just went by and picked some up. They are pretty expensive compared to LAX-C as described below, but it was close and they were open, so it worked out great. As far as the European Sausage Kitchen goes, i have bought casings from them in the past but they were closed today. thanks all.

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      Sam D. RE: carln Feb 15, 2009 12:22 PM

      I saw them recently at LAX-C. That is on N. Main St, just outside of Chinatown. They were around $3.50 for a 50' package.

      I've never stuffed homemade sausage before but I've considered doing so lately. That's why the casings happened to catch my attention.

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      Lax-C
      1100 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA

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        Burger Boy RE: Sam D. Feb 15, 2009 06:20 PM

        Do you know if they were cow, pork or lamb? I think those are the 3 kinds, right?

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          carln RE: Burger Boy Feb 15, 2009 07:34 PM

          the ones i picked up were pork

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            Sam D. RE: Burger Boy Feb 16, 2009 02:28 PM

            The casings at LAX-C are pork.

        2. Frommtron RE: carln Feb 15, 2009 02:58 PM

          Call European Sausage Kitchen. I've never asked, but they do make their own sausages in natural casings and I'd imagine that they'd sell you some. Better to call in advance and ask though. And get some of nearly every dried sausage they make. It's fantastic stuff.

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            RicRios RE: Frommtron Feb 16, 2009 02:46 PM

            Not only the dried ones, also their fresh stuff is excellent: weisswurst, knockwurst, both mild & spicy Italian saussage, und so weiter ...

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              Frommtron RE: RicRios Feb 16, 2009 03:47 PM

              I'm partial to the cured sausages, myself. But you're so right. The fresh ones are wunderbar.

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