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by 65valiantwin
Mon Feb 05, 2018 18:54
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Question on pepperoni snack sticks...
Replies: 16
Views: 4502

Devo , Hi Devo, those look amazing! I'm trying to come up with something that looks similar. Would you mind sharing what types of casings you're using? Also maybe what meat? I'm trying to do something similar to Schneiders pepperettes that are available in grocery store meat counters, except with v...
by 65valiantwin
Sun Jan 28, 2018 15:15
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

Hi Red It was ground twice using a 3/8 plate. The salami weren't sticky or wet. I wiped them down Friday and the smell hasn't returned yet so we'll have to see. In a separate question, ive hung my salami in links of two, ive noticed the link on top is drying quicker than the one on the bottom, shoul...
by 65valiantwin
Sat Jan 27, 2018 22:20
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

Hi guys thanks for the info, lots of potential for error I guess!! Here are the answers to questions you asked.. - I used 2.5" and 4" fibrous casings, poked after stuffing - everything was ground with a medium plate twice - meat was no warmer than 40°F throughout process - meat was very fresh - just...
by 65valiantwin
Sat Jan 27, 2018 13:46
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

Haha...very true Rijek! I need a drink right about now.... nothing worse than waiting to see what the end result of this will be..lol
by 65valiantwin
Sat Jan 27, 2018 04:18
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

Thanks Rijek and redzed! Here is my process/recipe: 40lbs meat - 400g salt - 80g bl. pepper - 80g garlic - 16g clove - 120g brown sugar - 40g whole peppercorn - 3 cups water to mix - 8 tsp cure no 2 They were stuffed on 1/16 and have since lost approx. 12% of their initial weight. No mold present
by 65valiantwin
Fri Jan 26, 2018 22:35
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

Hi Stick,

More sour, similar to a wine that's gone to vinegar, there is no mold present.
by 65valiantwin
Fri Jan 26, 2018 20:56
Forum: Dry Cured Meats and Sausages
Topic: New Salami Sour smell
Replies: 15
Views: 2469

New Salami Sour smell

Hello, I'm relatively new to salami curing and had a question for the more experienced users here. I recently made a batch of salami using a family recipe i've used before. There are stuffed tight, been hanging for 11 days now, Climate has been a steady 40 degrees and humidity was high (85% or so) f...