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by NorCal Kid
Mon Jun 06, 2011 19:23
Forum: Sausages
Topic: [USA] "Chuckwagon's Beer Brats"
Replies: 20
Views: 18022

Hi Chuckwagon thanks for posting this recipe. I found it a few days ago and decided, "I gotta make these!" Here's some shots & commentary on my experience: Got all the ingredients ready. Only change I made was the type of beer. We cant have wheat products in our house, so I had to use a gluten-free ...
by NorCal Kid
Mon Jun 06, 2011 04:07
Forum: Sausages
Topic: SAUSAGE PHOTO GALLERY (Without Original Recipes)
Replies: 858
Views: 296363

Wow! Love the smokehouse!
Thanks for sharing those pics!
by NorCal Kid
Sun Jun 05, 2011 01:26
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: New Guy:...and new to Sausage-Making
Replies: 5
Views: 3119

NorCal Kid, Those also look so great, Are you willing to share the design plans for your stuffer! Way cool! have been looking to purchase one but now I might want to just make my own. John Hi John The stuffer was designed & built by a sausage-making friend of mine in Montana. He's been making home-...
by NorCal Kid
Sat Jun 04, 2011 16:59
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Care To Share How You Got Your Handle?
Replies: 114
Views: 68888

Since I'm born, raised & spent most of my adult life in northern california, seems a reasonable handle. Although, "Kid" is a bit of a stretch of the truth. But "NorCal Over 50 Middle-aged Guy" dosent have the same flair.... :mrgreen:
by NorCal Kid
Sat Jun 04, 2011 14:30
Forum: Sausages
Topic: First Go at 'Emulsified' Sausage, fresh Bockwurst
Replies: 6
Views: 6189

Nicely done, NorCal! How about including a few more remarks about your experiences with making emulsified sausage? Any tips for our readers? Best Wishes, Chuckwagon One of key things I learned about making emulsified sausage is making sure I've plenty of ice-water close at hand while 'processing' t...
by NorCal Kid
Fri Jun 03, 2011 18:22
Forum: Sausages
Topic: First Go at 'Emulsified' Sausage, fresh Bockwurst
Replies: 6
Views: 6189

First Go at 'Emulsified' Sausage, fresh Bockwurst

After having success in first foray into sausage-making with the italian, I looked forward to trying something a bit more ambitious. This time: Bockwurst-a family favorite in the past so there was much noise for me to create something 'as good as' the store-bought versions.... Based upon this recipe...
by NorCal Kid
Fri Jun 03, 2011 15:27
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: New Guy:...and new to Sausage-Making
Replies: 5
Views: 3119

Hi Chuckwagon! Thanks for the nice comments! These were my first attempt at sausages, but I felt like I was well-prepped to try it. I've been biding my time for weeks now learning from others, reading, researching equipment, etc. before FINALLY actually doing it. Good learning experience. The stuffe...
by NorCal Kid
Fri Jun 03, 2011 00:21
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: New Guy:...and new to Sausage-Making
Replies: 5
Views: 3119

New Guy:...and new to Sausage-Making

Hello everyone. So after a month or so of gathering equipment, information and expert opinions for forums (such as this one), I took the plunge and ventured into the world of grinding & stuffing a few weeks ago... Picked up about 16lbs of boneless pork butt from Costco. http://img.photobucket.com/al...