Vienna Heats Up

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Story & Photos by Sharon Hudgins No, it’s not climate change—although residents in Vienna will tell you that being able to sit at a sidewalk café in early March is certainly a change from the past. But they’re also likely to be enjoying another kind of heat at those tables outdoors: spicy goulash soup or piquant bright-red sausages garnished with …

Currywurst platter with sauce, curry powder garnish, and french fries, at Scharfrichter, Bremen

The Cult of Currywurst

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Story and Photos by Sharon Hudgins What could be more German than Currywurst: chunks of sausage slathered with a sauce based on the same ingredients as Anglo-American tomato ketchup spiced up with English Worcestershire sauce, Hungarian paprika, and Indian-inspired curry powder (by way of Britain), served with French fries on the side? And now some Germans have added another multicultural …

Variety of sausage products.

Sausage Spectacular!

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By Mike Stines, Ph. B. One of my traditional favorites for the smoker, grill, summer get-togethers and tailgating parties is sausage. Whether it’s smoky Louisiana andouille, spicy Mexican chorizo, Texas hot links or German bratwurst, sausage is a perennial favorite on the grill. Food historians can’t document the start of sausage making but we know that the process began as …