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Vice President Johnson Sends Deer Sausage to Top Officials

Dec. 23, 1962 - Deer sausage, topped with mistletoe and sprays of holly, was delivered to the homes of Cabinet members and most top Government officials this week. It was a gift from Vice President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson and came straight from the Johnsons’ LBJ ranch in Texas. The recipe, which yields 200 pounds of sausage, is as follows:

One-half deer.

One-half hog.

25 ounces of salt.

20 ounces of black pepper.

8 ounces of red pepper.

2 ounces of sage.


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