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Chapter: Sausage Making Recipes
Section: Fresh
Recipe: Georgian Sausage (Kupati)

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Georgian Sausage (Kupati)
1 pound pork butt
1/2 pound hard fatback (or salt pork, blanched for 15 minutes and chilled)
2 large garlic cloves, peeled
1 teaspoon dried summer savory
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup tkemali sauce

Grind together medium-fine the pork butt, fatback, and garlic. Thoroughly
work in the spices with your hands, then stir in the tkemali sauce. 
Optionally (and to be authentic) stuff the mixture into casings to make 
sausages about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Tie the casings at 8-inch 
intervals, tying off each link twice so that they can be cut apart. 
Separate the links and shape into horseshoes or coils. Or simply shape 
into patties. Either grill or fry the kupati in a skillet. Serves 4.

From: The Georgian Feast: The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the 
      Republic of Georgia by Darra Goldstein.
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