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Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais, MN
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Although Jay is a native of southern Minnesota, he has made Grand Marais his home over the past few 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 4-5 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, Moroccan, Polish,…
Sat, Oct 14th, 2017  –  Sun, Oct 15th, 2017
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. Designed to teach you how to make several kinds of sausage for those easy summer meals--from andouille to Polish. You will learn to grind,…
Fri, May 12th, 2017
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
Sat, Jun 10th, 2017
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
Fri, Aug 25th, 2017
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
2 Days
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Smoking Sausage

Smoking can be good for you—if it’s sausage that is! The process of smoking has been around for centuries as a way to preserve meat. Smoked sausage takes on an entirely new character, is fully cooked, ready to eat, and has an extended shelf life. Smoking sausage is far more…
Fri, Aug 25th, 2017  –  Sat, Aug 26th, 2017
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux