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What is it?

A Cajun specialty, tasso is a highly spiced and smoked piece of pork shoulder that’s mainly used as a seasoning or accent flavor in soups and bean, egg, pasta, and vegetable dishes.

How to store:

Store any leftover tasso tightly wrapped in the refrigerator and try to use it up within a week.

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    Cajun-Style Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

    This is a traditional Cajun-style (brown) jambalaya, chock full of smoked meats with nary a tomato in sight. Although Louisiana-style ingredients are increasingly available these days, it may be difficult…

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    Grilled Corn with Spiced Tasso Butter

    Smoked Cajun tasso ham lends and incredible spicy, smoky note to corn that's been grilled and scraped off the cob. If you can't find tasso ham, substitute another smoked ham.

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