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Manufacturing Tips for Perfection

Have you ever thought about making your own sausage but are instantly intimidated by the process? Do you feel like you are one step away from the perfect jerky? Is your marinade not adding the flavor you expected? If you are facing any of these culinary challenges, we recommend consulting A.C. Legg’s website or Manufacturing…
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What Will Outlast You?

We are now closing in on another holiday season! Many of us are already putting together menus, lining up guest lists, and scheduling our holiday photos. And maybe some of us are debating our 2023 New Year’s resolution, or attempting to remember what our 2022 resolution even was. Whether or not you remember your resolution…
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Mock Chicken Legs

   Flashback to 1943: the United States of America was in the middle of World War II. Troops were fighting hard overseas while everyone back home was trying to find ways to help on the home front. Women were replacing men in jobs, community groups, and sports. Americans were purchasing war bonds and growing their…
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Bologna Day

This childhood classic and lunchbox staple can be found in cafeterias and lunch coolers across the globe. Whether you fry it to crispiness or eat it straight from the fridge, bologna is a lunch meat loved by so many! Our Bologna Frankfurter Seasoning, Blend 125, for pork products evokes memories of brown–bagged lunches and simpler…
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International Chefs Day

America is known as the “Melting Pot” of the world. Because of this we don’t have a singular type of cuisine instead, we celebrate a multitude of cultures that bring together flavors from all around the world. On International Chefs Day, we would like to thank the culinary artists that can transport us to places…
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Mama Mia, that’s a spicy meatball!

Mama Mia, that’s a spicy meatball! On National Pasta Day, you can celebrate more than just the pasta in your favorite Italian dish. You can upgrade your pasta with an assortment of sauces, meatballs, and cheeses. We enjoy using our Hot Italian, Blend 103, to give our meatballs that extra kick. When making meatballs our…
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National Gumbo Day

The word gumbo derives from the African word ki ngombo meaning okra. A traditional gumbo includes okra, sausage, chicken, bell pepper, onions, celery and garlic. This Cajun specialty can be eaten year-round, but as we head into the colder months, it is a meal that will warm you from the inside out! Our Smoked Andouille…
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A Savory Story

Savory grows in many varieties, but the Greeks use a strong infusion of the sub-species, Satureja thymbra, to clean wine barrels each fall in preparation for the new vintage. Since savory hails from Southern European and Mediterranean regions, people there have been using savory in winemaking for centuries. Colonists brought this plant to America, where…
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Cloves

It’s Saturday, you have a nagging toothache, and your dentist’s office is closed. According to your ancient ancestors, one of the most effective remedies for a tooth ache can be found in your spice cabinet – the clove! The essential oil eugenol found in clove buds acts as a local anesthetic and antiseptic giving temporary…
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National Taco Day

It’s National Taco Day. The guacamole is made, the onion are diced, the lettuce is shredded, and we are ready for taco! We take tacos very seriously at A.C. Legg. Our resident chef has some good tips for making sure your National Taco Day is as delicious as it sounds. According to our chef, if…
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