Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing Book

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Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing (4th Edition) by Rytek Kutas

Not just another recipe book. This book was a guide to thousands in decades past to learn traditional methods of sausage-making, meat curing, and food preservation. Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing encompasses everything that the food enthusiast will want from a home reference book for proper sausage making, smoking, brining, curing (including Semi- and Dry-Curing), using proper casings, making specialty foods, opening a sausage-kitchen and hundreds of additional information that other resources simply fall short of presenting.

Not written by a food author, nor is it a collection of basic information already available on the web. Its a non-fiction book, meat curing reference manual, sausage making guide, traditional cookbook and educational textbook with inside information from a professional sausage maker.

**This edition is no longer available in hardcover. The Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing, 4th Edition, by Rytek Kutas is currently only available in softcover.

  • 552 pages
  • Over 190 exciting recipes
  • Over 200 illustrations with color and black & white photos
  • Complete section on canning

Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing Book will help with:

  • Make fresh sausages
  • Cure and smoke venison & game meats
  • Make dry cured sausage
  • Smoke and preserve fish and meat
  • Build A smoker
  • Set up a sausage kitchen

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

86 reviews for Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing Book

  1. Robert Hunter (verified owner)

    Great book and something to learn for all levels plus hard to find recipes.

  2. Michael Brockman (verified owner)

    Good info!

  3. Darrell Medsker (verified owner)

    I just received this book and can’t wait to try out some of the many recipes. It is packed with everything you need to know about making sausage.

  4. alan penfield (verified owner)

    Awesome book with great recipes and advice. Very helpful

  5. darrin elaschuk (verified owner)

    amazing book loaded with everything you need to know about sausage making, ive already used a few recipes from it and made some slight modifications. This is pretty much the bible of sausage making

  6. Sherri Devins (verified owner)

    We are impressed with the information included in the book…both directions and recipes. We look forward to making some of the great recipes.

  7. wilmot steeves (verified owner)


  8. Art Dubois (verified owner)

    However, I was not aware that this book was actually almost half-recipes, half-smoking and curing.

  9. mark rrhodes (verified owner)

    I been buying from these folks since the early 90’s, always have had a great experience.

  10. David Skipper (verified owner)

    Great book. Wish I had discovered this years ago.

  11. Jack Brust (verified owner)

    I have a very old Rytek Kutas book that I would be lost without. I have penciled in many notes and it is packed full of great recipes and knowledge. This book is for a good friend of mine in Montana.

  12. Ron Cetnar (verified owner)

    great book and dvd was very good to watch

  13. Don Pace (verified owner)

    This book was recommended to me and it did not disappoint. I am not a metric guy, but all my curing is done in grams. I wish the book had more metric conversions. Over all I love this book.

  14. Anonymous (verified owner)

    This book is everything I expected it to be. I had seen a copy prior to purchasing it and find it will be a vauable addition to my library of cookbooks and related materials.

  15. Kevin Grabowski (verified owner)

    Just beginning to make my own sausage. Being from Buffalo, this book drew my attention. It’s very informative and easy to follow; tons of recipes. This book is a great place to learn the art of great sausage making!

  16. Richard (verified owner)

    I already gave a five star review.

  17. Andrew Gecelosky (verified owner)

    This book is packed with information for novices to those with sausage making experience. Almost anyone will learn from this book.

  18. walter spotkaeff (verified owner)

    Have the first edition. Just wanted an update to see if anything new added.

  19. Anonymous (verified owner)

    thorough information and tips for both beginners and pros.

  20. Anonymous (verified owner)

  21. Jay Shank (verified owner)

    Extremely satisfied with this product Delivery was quick and the book is extremely helpful

  22. David Smailes (verified owner)

    Have used this book for years. Needed a new one for a gift to son in law.

  23. ERIK BLUEMKE (verified owner)

  24. Joe (verified owner)

    A treasure trove of sausage recipes with clear and east to follow directions

  25. Anonymous (verified owner)

    A great resource for newcomers in the sausage making genre. 4th edition revised to compliment newer technologies and updated recipes ! Very happy with this product.

  26. Ron Harris (verified owner)

    Great book, I am trying some recipes from it. So far the Polish was a hit. I will try one a week and am having fun doing it. thanks

  27. Sandra Cook (verified owner)

  28. shannon Rammes (verified owner)

    nice recipes

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  30. Tom Anderson (verified owner)

    Haven’t had a chance to really read into it yet But, what I’ve read so far it a good book. I can’t wait to try some of the recipes. They all look good.

  31. Jerry Zimski (verified owner)

    I have looked at the book and it is a great be book

  32. Edward Hobbs (verified owner)

  33. Rafael Vera jr (verified owner)

    Book on Great sausage recipes and meat curing by Rytek Kira’s is great I recommend to anyone . The book arrived quick as well . you got a happy 100 percent customer Thanks again.

  34. Theresa Botsford (verified owner)

    It’s a good, complete book. I’m trying to figure out what I’m going to make.

  35. john hashagen (verified owner)

    Great book

  36. dennis fellin (verified owner)

  37. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I bought this book about 20 years ago, and used it until it fell apart. I ordered a new copy . I know I will get lots of use out of it. Lots of top quality recipes in this book.

  38. Robert Cain (verified owner)

    Excellent book for the guy who just bought a meat market. We are the last independent butcher shop in Denton county TX. Opened in 1988, we just took over this December 2018. Dan’s Meat and Produce.

  39. Glen Bennett (verified owner)

    I’ve had this book for a few years, I also have the video on how to make sausage. Both at an excellent source of information for the first timer. I bought another one for my son for Xmas.

  40. John Martinez (verified owner)

    great recipe book lot of information and very easy to follow. will be making great sausage for years to come.

  41. Craig (verified owner)

    This book is a must for someone who is interested in home processing. It gives a great overview of the sausage making process and the recipe’s are very solid. I have the first edition of this book, that was passed on to me, and recently purchased another because the binding was separating on the original. Every time I make sausage I reference something in this book!

  42. John Fityere (verified owner)

    I’m looking forward to trying out a lot of your recipes.

  43. Dennis (verified owner)

  44. BellaMia (verified owner)

    I’ve been reading the recipes and look forward to trying several of the recipes. Very well written and easy to follow.

  45. Sandy S. (verified owner)

    This book has every kind of recipe you can think of. Definitely worth the price.

  46. marcia andrews (verified owner)

    Iv’e just received this book and can’t put it down! The best sausage book I’ve ever seen and is so easy to understand! I look forward to trying many of the recipes.

  47. RICHARD SKULTETY (verified owner)

    Pretty good explanation of key topics for sausage making. I haven’t gone through and tried any of the recipes yet as I just finished a batch before the book arrived.

  48. LLOYD KEATING (verified owner)

    I’ve only tried a couple of recipe’s, but they have turned out great! There is also a lot of helpful info in the book to help out a novice like me. This was well worth the money!

  49. nancy mcinelly (verified owner)

    This is an awesome book to read and really great recipes

  50. MICHAEL Wilcox (verified owner)

  51. anthony mcguire (verified owner)

    a lot of good information in this book.

  52. JKing (verified owner)

    Man! I ordered the book and had it in less than a week. Just in the brief period that I have had it, I have found it to be very informative.

  53. Brad O (verified owner)

    I’ve only skimmed but this is one of the most extensive books I’ve seen. I can’t wait to dig in and become a true sausage master.

  54. Erika (verified owner)

    Beautiful hardcover book packed full of great information and recipes … thing is like an encyclopedia! Shipped quick too, very happy with this purchase and would recommend.

  55. Lori Prisco (verified owner)

    I ordered this book as my husband and I are trying to make more of our own food. I have a garden; goats for milk, cheeses, soap, etc.; chickens; ducks and we decided to go the next route and try and make our own sausages. The recipes are very clear and the additional information that Rytek Kutas provides is extremely valuable. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in making their own sausages–no matter what type of meat you may be using.

  56. Tom Brosman (verified owner)