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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Newhall

Newhall, IA: Benton County Owner, Dave Sutton, greeted us as we strolled in to the famous meat locker that is producing award winners every year. Not only is Dave the only certified Master Meat Crafter in Iowa, he’s also a living breathing inductee in the National Cured Meat Hall of Fame. I think we may have… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Newhall

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing LeClaire

LeClaire, IA: Scott County The Quad Cities area has a lot to see and it’s not all in the four towns that dominate the river. Just a short drive upstream from Bettendorf is the birthplace of Buffalo Bill Cody and one of the most beautiful town’s on the Mississippi. It’s also home to an establishment… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing LeClaire

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Washington

Washington, IA: Washington County One of the area’s most well known spots for everything that is beautiful about bologna is in the great town we’ve visited before and has given us many reasons to come Gallivanting back year after year. This time in Washington, we’re featuring the staple known as Boyd’s Bologna! Here’s what made it to our bellies….… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Washington

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Tipton

Tipton, IA: Cedar County Cured meats are keeping us moving and you can see why if you’re gallivanting through Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip as well. On this day, we landed at Tipton Locker and they had their cases jam-packed with some of the best sausage you’re going to get anywhere! Wait until you see this welcoming party… The… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Tipton

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City

Iowa City, IA:  Johnson County There’s always been a lot to do in Downtown Iowa City and, in recent years, the district has added A LOT more to experience with A LOT more on the way. We’ve been to several local meat lockers on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip, but we’re not forgetting the metro areas and their hard… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

West Liberty, IA: Muscatine County You like sausage and cured meats? You bet you do! You like supporting locally owned family businesses here in Iowa? That’s a no-brain’er! Then you must be loving Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip. If this is the first stop you’ve made on this project, then you know how to pick’em. Right in… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Keota

Keota, IA: Keokuk County By now you’ve noticed that we have found quite a few “links” to our recent travels on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip. Our headquarters are in Iowa City and we have come to realize how many amazing local meat lockers are in Iowa and within and hour from our home. Keota Meat Processing fits into… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Keota

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Parnell

Parnell, IA: Iowa County We walked into Cook’s Meat Locker and the great variety of sausages, meat sticks, jerky, and much more caught our eyes right away. Think about all the classic bratwurst flavors. Traditional, smoked, cheese filled, jalapeno, breakfast and gummy bear. Waaaaaaait….Gummy bear? You heard that right… and the sausage makers at Cook’s swear by… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Parnell

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Fairbank

Fairbank, IA: Buchanan County The last winter road trip took us to some great towns across Northeast and North Central Iowa. What we also encountered were some great folks who are working hard everyday to get the previous deer season’s processing done for their loyal customers. Though they were all cutting, curing, grinding, slicing and… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Fairbank

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Gilbertville

Gilbertville, IA: Black Hawk County We zigged and we zagged through the Waterloo area and we filled up our cooler with meat from lockers all over the countryside. And didn’t even hit every single one. There was no way we were leaving without getting to the Gilbertville Locker and you’ll see why with what we took home.… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Gilbertville