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looking for the best fresh pork sausage sold retail

salimykid Jan 26, 2011 01:02 PM

any place in greater boston you can suggest would be helpful thank you

  1. Prav Jan 26, 2011 01:08 PM

    the replies you will receive will include Karl's Sausage Kitchen in Saugus (rt1), and DePasquale's in Newton.

    Karl's Sausage Kitchen
    142 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906

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    1. re: Prav
      gansu girl Jan 27, 2011 02:56 AM

      +1 for DePasquale's in Newton - my #1 source - deeeelicious!


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        Velda Mae Jan 27, 2011 04:23 AM

        I live within walking distance of DePasquale's and love their Italian sausage. In addition to mild Italian pork sausage, I believe they sell hot Italian and Chinese sausage. Karl's has a much bigger variety of sausages and a larger selection of accompaniments. The website has the complete list of offerings.

        1. re: Velda Mae
          Berheenia Jan 27, 2011 04:57 AM

          They have smaller breakfast links too- maple and country style

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            PinchOfSalt Jan 27, 2011 05:05 AM

            Karl's for teh win as some younger (than I) folks might say. However, "pork sausages" is an extremely broad category. I would not compare the middle- and northern-European sausages that Karl's specializes in with Italian (DePasquale's) or French (can't think of a source) or British. The pig is beloved by many and processed in so many diverse ways. I am wondering if the OP has a particular type or family of fresh pork sausages in mind.

            1. re: PinchOfSalt
              jgg13 Jan 27, 2011 07:29 AM

              But being as this is typed and not spoken, those younger folks would more likely say "Karl's FTW" :)

            2. re: Velda Mae
              okra Jan 27, 2011 06:31 AM

              Sigh - I have to drive about an hour after picking up my sausages at DePasquale's. The scent of garlic.... Mmmmmmm ....

              DePasquale's Sausage Co.
              325 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458-1322

          2. Infomaniac Jan 26, 2011 01:27 PM

            Borrelli's Italian Deli in Methuen, MA
            Fowles Meat Market in Newburyport, MA

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              cambridgedoctpr Jan 26, 2011 02:58 PM

              karl's also has good sauerkraut; if you use their pork sausages and put various sausages and their pork in the oven at 350, waiting until the thermometer is above 140 - to kill trichinosis - and you have a very respectable choucroute.

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              marcreichman Jan 26, 2011 03:10 PM

              Not quite Boston, but Pekarski's?

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                Allstonian Jan 26, 2011 03:40 PM

                "Not quite Boston"? Pekarski's is a truly excellent Polish butcher shop, but they're in in South Deerfield, roughly 100 miles west of Boston.

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                  marcreichman Jan 26, 2011 04:13 PM

                  I mean, sometimes you gotta travel. Right?

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                    threedogs Jan 27, 2011 06:09 AM

                    Spoken as a true Chowhound, haha!

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                  threedogs Jan 27, 2011 06:24 AM

                  OK, I just did a google search on Pekarski's. I am DEF making a trip out there when the weather is better. This is going to warm my third generation Polish heart (actually half - the other half is Sicilian, which really means every nationality under the sun, if you read about Sicily's heritage, lol)!! Thanks for mentioning this - sounds absolutely amazing - and can't wait to try homemade kielbasa. When I was a kid (back in the dark ages) there was a place in Chelsea my father used to buy homemade kielbasa, but that was so long ago, I can't even remember what it tasted like!

                  1. re: threedogs
                    gourmaniac Jan 27, 2011 06:43 AM

                    got 5 lbs of the best bacon I've ever had from Perkarski's a few years ago. Damn near killed me but what a way to go.

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                      ChooseYrPoison Jan 27, 2011 07:49 AM

                      DePasquale's in Newton is beyond overrated...dry and not at all flavorful.

                      youre better served if its not too out of the way to head to Bianco's in Revere its a wholesale operation..but if you head to the back of the store they will sell you whatever you want..they are also available at New Deal in Revere
                      Also in Revere..Fiore's Market..about 10 different freshly made sausages available.
                      I know that seems like an awful lot of time in Revere..but hey..they got good sausages..lol

                      Bianco's Inc.
                      375 Revere St, Revere, MA 02151

                    2. re: threedogs
                      steve999 Jan 27, 2011 02:54 PM

                      Try Tom's International Deli in Worcester. They have several kinds of kielbasa, including some hanging behind the counter. They also have some of the best deli meat I've ever had, and a bunch of other items you won't find elsewhere. Awesome place for a sandwich, you generally just have to get it to go because there's only 1 table there.

                      Off hand, I know they sell perogies, huge cans of sauerkraut, and a bunch of homemade cream cheese's. If you speak polish, they'll be extra happy to see you. If this place was closer to me, I'd be there several times a week.

                      Edit: The address in the link CH posted is wrong. Tom's move a little further south on the other side of Kelly Square.

                      Tom's International Deli
                      118 Water St, Worcester, MA 01604

                  2. nsenada Jan 27, 2011 08:12 AM

                    J. Pace has some fine sausages. I really like the ones with broccoli rabe in them.

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                      bspence Jan 27, 2011 02:21 PM

                      Tony's Market in Roslindale makes Amazing fresh sausage every week as he has since 1963

                      Tony's Market
                      4253 Washington St, Boston, MA 02131

                      1. Beachowolfe Jan 27, 2011 06:31 PM

                        I'll add Sulmona for Italian

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                          Seamus Jan 27, 2011 06:58 PM

                          I would also recommend Tony's in Roslindale Square. He's located on Washington St. He makes hot and sweet sausages, which are extremely tasty.

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