Monthly archive for March 2016

Going For The Gold: Dewig Meats Braunschweiger

Southern Indiana is rich in German ancestry and Darla Kiesel of Dewig Meats in Haubstadt says one way they carry on the traditions of their forefathers is with their prize winning meats. The infamous Dewig braunschweiger has been garnering attention from local “foodies” and national judges alike. Dewig’s has been competing around the nation and internationally for years, entering braunschweiger in meat and sausage competitions including the Indiana Meat Packers and Processors Association, Wurstfest in Hermann, Missouri and the American Association of Meat Processors and the world famous IFFA trade fair. As they approach their 100th anniversary, Kiesel says they

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Dewig’s Braunschweiger Has Won Several Awards In Local, Regional Competitions

By Aimee Blume A light lunch with a sandwich of cold-cuts is appropriate for any time of year, but when the weather is cold, a heartier, old-fashioned sausage such as braunschweiger hold more appeal. Dewig’s Meat in Haubstadt, where they are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, has won a number of awards for their own house-made braunschweiger. Braunschweiger, literally translated, means a person or thing from the German city of Braunschweig, or Brunswick in the English spelling. Like the “hamburger” and “frankfurter,” however, what we in America call by the city’s name doesn’t necessarily have much to do with

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