- Saloon Smasher Carry Nation born (1846)
Knockwurst Shopping Tips
Try to use fresh sausage whenever you can; they are full of flavor and don't have the high level of preservatives and nitrates that packaged sausage has.
Knockwurst Cooking How-Tos
Fresh sausage should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
Most red wines, including cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, mourvÃ¨dre, RhÃ´ne blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nebbiolo, nero d'avola, primitivo, barbera, and sangiovese with beef or lamb (cabernet sauvignon is particularly appropriate for lamb). Tempranillo, dolcetto, gewÃ¼rztraminer, or muscat for roast pork; carmÃ¨nere with pork sausage; sangiovese, pinotage, or richer sauvignon blancs with stir-fried or braised pork dishes or pork in various sauces; syrah/shiraz, mourvÃ¨dre, RhÃ´ne blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nero d'avola, or primitivo with barbecued spareribs or pulled pork, or with cochinito en pibil and other Mexican-spiced pork dishes. Pinot gris/grigio, riesling, richer sauvignon blanc, or torrontÃ©s with veal dishes.