Hot Italian Sausage

ice wagon connors

•           1 pound coarsely ground pork shoulder, not too lean
•           1 teaspoon salt
•           1 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
•           ½ teaspoon hot red pepper flakes, or more to taste
•           1 tablespoon mild paprika
•           3 garlic cloves, minced
1.         Put the pork in a bowl and add all remaining ingredients. Mix well to distribute the seasoning evenly throughout the meat.

2.         Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days, or freeze for future use.