Recently Greg Stevens of Olneyville R.I. System Wieners shared a recipe for making them at home. Here’s the recipe and all the sources for the secret Spice Mix and the wieners.
OLNEYVILLE RI SYSTEM WIENER SAUCE
1 lb. ground beef (80 percent or less)
1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup shortening
2 tablespoons Spice Mix (see note)
Melt shortening in 2 quart saucepan. Brown onions. Stir in spices. Crumble beef into mixture. Simmer, covered, for one hour. Stir occasionally.
Notes: If you want the wieners they use, visit the Rhode Island Provision retail store on Day St. in Johnston.
The ingredients of the mix consists of a blend of primarily chili powder, garlic powder numerous other spices that are a family secret.
You can purchase it online at www.olneyvillenysystem.com, at either at the store locations at 20 Plainfield St, Providence or 1012 Reservoir Ave, Cranston.
You can also purchase it at the following stores:
Shaw’s Supermarkets throughout Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts
Shore’s Market, Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence
Brigido’s IGA, Rte 6, Scituate, Pascoag, and Slatersville
Ruggieri’s Market, Atwood Ave, Cranston
Roman Deli, Atwood Ave, Johnston
Garden Hill’s Deli, Oaklawn Ave, Cranston
Vinnacco’s Meat Market, Warwick
Baskets To Go, Phenix Ave. Cranston
Michael’s Meats, Mendon Rd, Cumberland
Michael’s Boulevard Meats, Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket
Shaw’s Meats, Power Rd, Pawtucket
Andreoni’s Market, Front St, Lincoln
Dino’s, Rte. 44, Chepachet
Ryan’s Market, Main St, Wickford
Wickford Gourmet, Wickford
Sandy Lane Meat Market, Warwick
Jerry’s Supermarkets, West Warwick and Coventry
Roch’s Supermarket, West Warwick
Tom’s Market, Tiogue Ave, Coventry
Venda Ravioli, Atwells Ave, Providence
Parker’s Meat Market, County St, Seekonk MA
Food Chalet, Warwick
Carcieri’s Market, Charles St, Providence
Clement’s Market, Portsmouth
Roch’s Fresh Foods, Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett
Belmont Market, Wakefield
RI Provision Co, Day St, Johnston