Seasoning Blends and Cures

Meat Processing Seasoning Blends and Cures

Would you like to experience the satisfaction of serving delicious sausage, jerky, snack sticks, and all kinds of wood-smoked goodies that you made yourself? For years we've been supplying hunters and home butchers with the seasoning blends and cures they need to excel in their craft. Browse our selection below to pick out your next favorite flavor.

Need help choosing? We have tasted every blend we sell and have recorded some handy tasting notes based on what we found.

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Bologna and Frankfurter Seasoning

  • Legg’s Bologna and Frankfurter Seasoning

  • Backwoods Bologna Cured Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Trail Bologna Cured Sausage Seasoning


Bratwurst Seasoning

  • Backwoods Bratwurst Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Wyld Seasoning Sweet Applewood Smoked Bratwurst

  • Wyld Seasoning Beer Bratwurst

  • Wyld Seasoning Herb and Tomato Bratwurst

  • Wyld Seasoning - Habanero and Mango Bratwurst

    Wyld Seasoning Habanero and Mango Bratwurst


Citric Acid

  • Backwoods Encapsulated Citric Acid



  • Legg’s Sodium Nitrite Cure 6.25% – 1 oz.

  • Backwoods Sodium Nitrite Cure #1 (4 oz.)

  • Backwoods Maple Bacon Cure

  • Backwoods Cracked Pepper Bacon Cure


Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Cajun Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Cracked Pepper Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Hickory Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Hot Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Mesquite Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Original Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Sweet & Hot Jerky Seasoning

  • Backwoods Teriyaki Jerky Seasoning



  • Legg’s Buffalo Wings Marinade – Blend 148

  • Legg's Italian Marinade - Blend 128

    Legg’s Italian Marinade – Blend 128


Meat Binder

  • Backwoods FREEbind Meat Binder

  • Excalibur Sure Gel Meat Binder

    Excalibur Sure Gel Meat Binder


Pepperoni Seasoning

  • Backwoods Pepperoni Seasoning


Sausage, Salami, and Frankfurter Seasoning

  • Legg’s Pork Sausage Seasoning – Blend 10

  • Legg’s Pork Sausage Seasoning – Blend 6

  • Legg’s Sweet Italian Sausage Seasoning

  • Legg’s Mild Italian Sausage Seasoning – Blend 102

  • Legg’s Hot Italian Sausage Seasoning – Blend 103

  • Backwoods Breakfast Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Cajun Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Chipotle Bourbon Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Garlic Chili Pepper Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Kielbasa Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Maple Breakfast Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Polish Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Sweet Italian Fresh Sausage Seasoning

  • Legg’s Fresh Polish Kielbasa Seasoning – Blend 108

  • Backwoods Franks Cured Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Salami Cured Sausage Seasoning

  • Legg’s Smoked Andouille Sausage Seasoning – Blend 163


Snack Stick Seasoning

  • Legg’s Snack Stick Seasoning – Blend 116

  • Backwoods Hot Snack Stick Seasoning

  • Backwoods Original Snack Stick Seasoning

  • Backwoods Pepper Snack Stick Seasoning


Summer Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Jalapeño Summer Cured Sausage Seasoning

  • Backwoods Summer Cured Sausage Seasoning

  • Wyld Seasoning Apple and Bleu Cheese Summer Sausage

  • Wyld Seasoning New Mexico Hatch Chili Summer Sausage

  • Wyld Seasoning Jalapeno and Bacon Flavored Summer Sausage

  • Wyld Seasoning Sweet Maple Bacon Summer Sausage


Meat Processing Cheat Sheet

Are you interested in making sausage, bologna, ham, jerky, snack sticks, and bacon at home? There is a lot to learn, but a little guidance goes a long way in preparing these delicious meats and snacks with confidence. Here is a handy list of guidelines you will want to refer to often.

Meat Processing Guides and Recipes

Tips and Recipes

Meat Processing Cheat Sheet

Are you interested in making sausage, bologna, ham, jerky, snack sticks, and bacon at home? There is a lot to learn, but a little more

Tips and Recipes

How to Make Fresh Sausage

In this article you will discover the "master ratio" for making sausage from scratch and a few easy steps for making your first batch.Are more

Tasting Notes

Fresh Sausage

Legg’s Blend 10

BEST SELLER! Amazing depth of classic breakfast sausage flavor!

Legg’s Blend 6

Similar to blend 10, but milder; noticeably less pepper.

Legg’s Sweet Italian

A very nice sweet Italian flavor. Very balanced flavor. Contains whole fennel seed.

Legg’s Mild Italian

Lighter, milder flavor than the sweet Italian. Contains whole fennel seed.

Legg’s Hot Italian

Italian flavor with some heat at the end. Balanced heat, not over-the-top or mouth numbing. Contains whole fennel seed and whole red pepper flakes.

Legg’s Polish Kielbasa

Very balanced, very smooth; classic Polish kielbasa flavor.

Legg’s Smoked Andouille

Very popular Cajun blend. The hints of smoke take this one over the top!

Wyld Sweet Applewood Smoked Bratwurst

Pronounced apple flavor with a great sweet and smoky finish.

Wyld Herb and Tomato Bratwurst

Customer favorite! The tomato flavor perfectly complements the herbs.

Wyld Beer Bratwurst

Great beer flavor, with a nice malty and salty finish.

Wyld Habanero and Mango

Nice mango flavor, followed by some serious habanero heat!

Cured Sausage, Snack Sticks, and Jerky

Legg’s Snack Stick

Mild basic flavor, with a subtle note of garlic.

Legg’s Jalapeno Snack Stick

Bringing the heat! Contains dried flakes of Jalapeno.

Snack Stick Recipe Idea

Mix a 3/4 ratio of Snack Stick and 1/4 ratio of Jalapeno Snack Stick for an amazing snack stick flavor, with just the right amount of heat!

Wyld New Mexico Hatch Chile (summer sausage or snack stick)

Very flavorful, with a touch of garlic, and a bit of earthy heat at the end. Very balanced heat, complementing the flavor profile perfectly!

Wyld Sweet Maple Bacon Summer Sausage (summer sausage or snack stick)

The sweet hint of maple contrasts nicely with the other spices, with the bacon adding a great touch!

Wyld Apple Bleu Cheese Summer Sausage (summer sausage or snack stick)

An intriguing flavor combination! The slight tang of the bleu cheese provides a perfect contrast to the apple flavor. This blend has the apple flavor nailed!

Wyld Jalapeno Bacon Summer Sausage (summer sausage or snack stick)

Customer favorite! Just a little bit of smoky heat, a perfect blend of spices, and a touch of bacon. This one is amazing with high temp cheddar cheese added!

Legg’s Bologna and Frankfurter

A very nice flavor! Adding 2 to 2 ½ cups brown sugar per 25 lbs. meat makes an amazing sweet bologna!

Legg’s Meatloaf

A very flavorful meatloaf blend; one of the best meatloaves we’ve ever had!

Need More Advice?

Processing your own meat is really not hard to do with the right equipment and a solid plan. Our product recommendations are based on a long-standing family tradition of meat processing and years of guiding other hunters through the process.

Visit our meat processing page or browse our retail store for a full line of meat processing products and for help choosing the items that are right for you: