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Old 11-14-2007, 12:03 PM   #1
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Andouille Stuffed Pork Loin

ANDOUILLE STUFFED PORK LOIN

2 1/2 - 3 Lbs. Pork loin
Andouille sausage. The length of the loin.
Cajun/Creole Seasoning.
Hickory Wood

Insert a sharpening steel or long filet knife through the loin creating a hole for the Andouille. Force the Andouille through the hole.
Cover the loin well (heavily) with the seasoning. Don't forget the ends.
Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 48 hours.
Remove the loin from the refrigerator 2 hours prior to cooking.
Fire up the Grill, and stabilize at 250*-275*
Lay the loin on the grill and Cook to the 145*-150* range in the thickest portion. Use a smalll amount of Hickory for Flavoring Wood.
Remove, and let it rest for 10 minutes. Slice into 3/4" to 1" slices to serve.

TASSO GRAVY

6 Tablespoons Butter
1/2 Cup Flour
3/4-1 Lb. Tasso Cubed
1 Cup chicken Stock
3 Cups water more or less.
Course ground black pepper
Salt to taste

Melt the butter over low heat. Add the Tasso and lightly saute' for 5 minutes
being careful not to burn the butter. Add the flour and stir continuously until the flour has cooked for 6 to 8 minutes. Continue to stir (whisk) while adding the chicken stock, and enough water to make a nice gravy. Add fresh cracked pepper and salt to taste. Cover and keep warm for 10 to 15 minutes.


Serve the Andouille stuffed loin and Tasso Gravy with hot, stone ground yellow grits, and a side of Okra and Tomatoes.

Enjoy!!





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Old 11-14-2007, 01:02 PM   #2
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Looks Yummy, Uncle Bob. Thanks for posting the recipe & pics. They always make me want to lick the screen. What is Tasso? TIA
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:28 PM   #3
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WOW!!! Does that look GREAT!

You wouldn't be from the South, would you?

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Old 11-14-2007, 01:32 PM   #4
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BOB! That looks like a likely candidate for a dinner in the near future.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:35 PM   #5
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Tasso is a smoked seasoned ham I believe.
I can't get it up here at this end of the Mississippi.... I made an Emeril stuffing one year and had to order it online from Louisiana. It wasn't expensive, maybe 4-5 bucks for the package, but the shipping was $14 alone!!!!
Good stuff but next time I'll have to wait for some until my FIL goes back down south and brings it back. I did find a recipe for it once, I don't remember why I didn't make it.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:46 PM   #6
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Unhappy How odd.......

It seems my dinner invitation was lost in the mail. I shall take the postmaster to task, immediately.
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:14 PM   #7
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What can be substituted for the Tasso if I Can't find it around here?
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:25 PM   #8
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I found the recipe I almost used

Nola Cuisine Homemade Tasso Recipe

I remember why I didn't now, I don't have a smoker and didn't want to make my own stovetop version, but I know you can make one too. DH thought I would set off all the smoke detectors because it was January and couldn't open windows.
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Old 11-14-2007, 06:29 PM   #9
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you have out done yourself again ... looks fantastic ..
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:02 PM   #10
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Miss Amy Thank You!!....Tasso is normally made from the shouder of a hog!
It is "cured" briefly, heavily seasoned, then cooked for several hours. A flavoring wood is used to give it it's characteristic smoky flavor. Sometimes refered to (Incorrectly) as Tasso "Ham"...It is not ham!

Miss Lee....Guilty as charged!! I am from.. Away Down South in Dixie!! Hurrah! Hurrah!

Andy M...I thought about you as I prepared these items knowing you to be a "connoisseur" of Andouille, and Tasso. I told the DW that you would love it!!
The Tasso Gravy while simplistic will blow you A-Way!!


EDIT...Andy did you ever get your shipment in??
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