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by vagreys
Tue Aug 30, 2011 03:13
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: WD Daily Chat - Talk about anything You Like
Replies: 1223
Views: 337549

Hi. Lost power for good on Saturday about 2:30pm. No word on when we will have power restored, not even an estimate. They think they will have everyone restored by Saturday. My brother drove over from Salem, and brought us his generator. So I got the fridge and freezer back on-line and then our phon...
by vagreys
Sun Aug 21, 2011 03:58
Forum: Other products
Topic: Homemade chili powder, anyone interested in a step by step?
Replies: 14
Views: 6963

I'm always interested in more spice blends.
by vagreys
Sun Aug 14, 2011 04:38
Forum: Microbiology of meat and products
Topic: Goat milk powder?
Replies: 3
Views: 3467

DiggingDogFarm wrote:vagreys,...Non-fat milk powder is usually used at about 4% by weight in the emulsifed sausage formulas. That should eliminate the need to turn instantized powder to a fine powder in a food processor.

~Martin
Thank you, Martin! We'll see how it goes!
by vagreys
Sun Aug 14, 2011 04:32
Forum: Microbiology of meat and products
Topic: Goat milk powder?
Replies: 3
Views: 3467

...Please be aware that recent studies have concluded that both allergens are implicated in cross-reaction to other mammalian meats, specifically bovine to ovine (sheep). In other words, they have finally proven that there are significant correlations between bovine and ovine serum albumins. That's...
by vagreys
Sat Aug 13, 2011 06:06
Forum: Microbiology of meat and products
Topic: Goat milk powder?
Replies: 3
Views: 3467

Goat milk powder?

I'm beginning to explore making emulsion sausages. I see a lot of recipes calling for fresh milk and/or non-fat dry milk powder. I am allergic to beef, all beef products and by-products, and cow dairy of all kinds. Can I use goat milk powder, instead? If not, why not? Can I use non-fat goat milk pow...
by vagreys
Thu Aug 11, 2011 00:30
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Care To Share How You Got Your Handle?
Replies: 114
Views: 73701

Back in the wayback, the first forum I joined was a forum for Greyhound rescue and adoption (racers). I had started volunteering with a rescue group, and was planning to adopt very soon, and I joined the forum. Being from Virginia and working with Greyhounds, I decided on the entirely unoriginal "VA...
by vagreys
Thu Aug 11, 2011 00:07
Forum: Hyde Park
Topic: Hi New Guys - Introduce Yourself
Replies: 1304
Views: 376999

Hi folks. I'm new here. Been making fresh sausages for awhile. Just starting out on making emulsion sausages. Hope to have things setup to cold smoke and dry cure by next year. Glad to be here and looking forward to learning from you all.