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Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Although Jay is a native of southern Minnesota, he has made Grand Marais his home over the past several years. As a former North House Intern and wilderness guide, Jay brings a mixed bag of skills and stories to the classroom. Apart from making mouthwatering meats, Jay is currently writing a North Shore Adventure Guide with Adventure Publications and runs the Art House Bed and Breakfast with his wife (and fellow instructor) Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux.

Current Courses Offered by Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

2 Days
Teaser image for All Ground Up: Sausage Making

All Ground Up: Sausage Making

Make your own sausage flavored the way you like it using your favorite meats. As a class, we will make and take home 4 to 5 kinds of sausage of your choosing from a list of about 10 varieties. These will be fresh, non-smoked, non-cured sausages like bratwurst, breakfast sausage,…
Fri, Oct 11th, 2019  –  Sat, Oct 12th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
1 Day
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Sausages for the Summer Grill

It's the summer season and time for a course to enable the grill master in all of us to make our own sausages for the BBQ.  This course is designed to teach you how to make several kinds of sausage for those easy summer meals—from andouille to Polish.  You will…
Sun, Jul 14th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
Sun, Aug 18th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
3 Days
Teaser image for Up in Smoke: Meats, Sausages and More

Up in Smoke: Meats, Sausages and More

Smoking meats and sausage is a method of preservation that has been around for centuries. It adds a whole new level of flavor to any meat. In this class you will use a variety of smokers and have a wide selection of woods to choose from to learn how to…
Fri, Sep 6th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 8th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Past Courses Offered by Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Charcuterie Beyond the Basics: Traditional & Modern Methods of Meat Preservation

Meat Preservation: The Basics and Beyond

Smoking Sausage