We're working our way through two heavy bags of andouille and tasso from Best Stop and will be putting up recipes powered by these meats soon enough. A recent Sunday morning visit to the old meat market in Scott, LA found a line 30 Cajuns deep at the meat counter and another long queue at the popcorn machine that houses the boudin balls.

Nice piece on Usinger's Sausage, est 1880 http://reviews.wikinut.com/Usinger-s-Sausage/2653up84/

New Orleans sausage man Vance Vaucresson http://www.nola.com/jazzfest/index.ssf/2014/04/vance_va

Benton's ham is on the menu at Cure. Many a drunk in New Orleans claims it to be the finest cocktail bar in the entire town http://www.noladefender.com/content/cure-all

Charcuterie pop up at Four Seasons? http://www.asiatraveltips.com/news14/244-CharcuterieRoo

last week's edition http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/index.cfm/2014/5/1/