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Blood Sausage

popvulture Oct 19, 2011 12:12 PM

Has anybody ever seen blood sausage for sale at any grocery stores in town? CM, WF? Maybe somewhere else? I bet it'd probably be easy to find in New Braunfels...

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  1. dinaofdoom RE: popvulture Oct 19, 2011 01:20 PM

    i thought dai due does blood sausage sometimes?

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      popvulture RE: dinaofdoom Oct 19, 2011 01:36 PM

      Probably, but who knows when Jesse will decide to make it next... would be nice if I could just go buy some on any given day. I'm guessing it's not a very popular item at grocery stores, though.

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      redbeartx RE: popvulture Oct 19, 2011 01:55 PM

      Kocurek carries Morcilla pretty regularly. Also, check their twitter feed, as they are doing a blood sausage class in 2 weekends.

      1. agoodbite RE: popvulture Oct 19, 2011 02:07 PM

        Kocurek Family Charcuterie does a Spanish style blood sausage that's absolutely delicious. Again, you'll have to show up to a farmers market to get it, but they put a menu up of what they'll be selling each week. From what I can tell, they almost always have the smoked morcilla.

        http://www.kocurekfamilycharcuterie.c...

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          popvulture RE: agoodbite Oct 19, 2011 03:44 PM

          Awesome... these guys came highly recommended from a friend, and I've been looking for an excuse to check em out. Thanks!

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            agoodbite RE: popvulture Oct 19, 2011 04:19 PM

            Their pate de campagne is also really fantastic. It has pistachios in it. Goes well with cornichons and grainy mustard.

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              agoodbite RE: popvulture Oct 20, 2011 07:07 PM

              Checked the the menu for this weekend and they will indeed have the smoked morcilla. You can even call and reserve a package if you like.

              What are you planning on doing with it? I've thought of making a batch of dirty rice with it, but haven't gotten around to it yet.

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              Joe MacBu RE: agoodbite Oct 20, 2011 11:04 PM

              I apologize if this violates posting etiquette, but it seems relevant. I saw that Kocurek is having a blood sausage making workshop on Oct 30: http://www.kocurekfamilycharcuterie.c...

            3. TroyTempest RE: popvulture Oct 20, 2011 09:02 AM

              I've seen British style in the freezer section at Phoenicia.
              I wouldn't bet on finding it at New Braunfels, fresh or otherwise.

              1. sqwertz RE: popvulture Oct 23, 2011 07:59 AM

                CM South has two brands last I was there a couple weeks ago. One is imported from Spain, IIRC. They are vac-packed in a basket by the pickles after the cheese section. I've bought it once, it's not my thing.

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