Part of Hoop-Tober
“Meat’s meat, and a man’s gotta eat.”
The butcher, like any good professional, believes in the adage “waste not, want not.” As he dissects his pigs and cows, preparing filets and tenderloins and all manner of delicious cuts of meat, there are inevitably odds and ends. Scraps, fat, internal organs. Some of this is offal, but some of it has potential, albeit scattered about the abattoir. The solution? Sausage, naturally. As Wikipedia puts it in its trademark alien non-irony, “Sausage making is a logical outcome of efficient butchery.” Well said, Marvin the Martian.
Of course, “waste not, want not” is not the only applicable aphorism. There is also the proverbial admonishment against inquiring as to how the…